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"Enseñar" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "to teach", and "pelirrojo" is an adjective which is often translated as "red-haired". Learn more about the difference between "enseñar" and "pelirrojo" below.
enseñar(
ehn
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seh
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nyahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to educate)
a. to teach
Mi padre me enseñó a pescar.My father taught me how to fish.
2. (to allow to view)
a. to show
Ana me enseñó su casa nueva.Ana showed me her new house.
3. (to give as an example)
a. to teach
Perder su trabajo le enseñó a ser más trabajador.Losing his job taught him to be more hardworking.
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pelirrojo(
peh
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lee
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rroh
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hoh
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (hair color)
a. red-haired
Mi esposa es pelirroja y tiene pecas.My wife is red-haired and has freckles.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (person with red hair)
a. redhead
Conozco a muchos pelirrojos con los ojos azules.I know many redheads with blue eyes.
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