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"Enseñanza" is a noun which is often translated as "education", and "cultura" is a noun which is often translated as "culture". Learn more about the difference between "enseñanza" and "cultura" below.
enseñanza(
ehn
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seh
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nyahn
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sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (schooling)
a. education
Muchos padres están preocupados por el futuro de la enseñanza primaria.Many parents are worried about the future of primary education.
2. (pedagogy)
a. teaching
Cada vez más está mejorando la calidad de su enseñanza.She's improving the quality of her teaching more and more.
3. (moral)
a. lesson
Cada fábula de las Fábulas de Esopo termina con una enseñanza.Each fable in Aesop's Fables ends with a lesson.
enseñanzas
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (doctrine)
a. teachings
Estudiábamos cada día para comprender mejor las enseñanzas de la Biblia. We studied every day to better understand the teachings of the Bible.
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cultura(
kool
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too
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rah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (artistic activities)
a. culture
El ayuntamiento quiere fomentar la cultura en la ciudad abriendo un centro de artes escénicas.The city council wants to promote culture in the city by opening a performing arts center.
b. arts
Artistas y cineastas piden al gobierno que invierta más en cultura.Artists and filmmakers are asking the government to spend more money on the arts.
2. (society)
a. culture
Me encanta viajar y aprender sobre otras culturas y sus costumbres.I love to travel and learn about other cultures and their customs.
3. (knowledge)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Mi tía es catedrática de universidad, tiene mucha cultura y siempre está leyendo algo.My aunt is a university professor; she is very cultured and is always reading something.
Dijo que Confucio fue el que inventó la confusión. - ¡Madre mía, qué poca cultura!She said Confucius invented confusion. - ¡Oh my God, how ignorant!
4. (attitudes and behavior)
a. culture
China parece haber abrazado la cultura del ocio occidental.China seems to have embraced Western leisure culture.
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