Listen to an audio pronunciation
vs
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Quick answer
"Escudo" is a noun which is often translated as "shield", and "himno" is a noun which is often translated as "anthem". Learn more about the difference between "escudo" and "himno" below.
escudo(
ehs
-
koo
-
doh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (object used to protect)
a. shield
Los soldados usaban sus escudo para protegerse de flechazos.Soldiers used their shields to protect themselves from arrow shots.
2. (heraldic bearings)
a. coat of arms
El escudo de nuestra familia tiene tres leones.Our family's coat of arms features three lions.
3. (former currency of Portugal)
a. escudo
Los portugueses cambiaron del escudo al euro en el año 1999.The Portuguese switched from the escudo to the euro in the year 1999.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
himno(
eem
-
noh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (music)
a. anthem
Antes de que empiece un partido, se entona el himno nacional.The national anthem is played before every game.
b. ode
Me encanta el "Himno a la Alegría" de Beethoven.I love Beethoven's "Ode to Joy."
c. hymn (religious)
El coro del a iglesia cantó el "Himno a Santa Cecilia".The church choir sang the "Hymn to Saint Cecilia."
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (literature)
a. ode
¿Cómo se llama el poeta que escribió la obra titulada "Himno a la vida"?Who is the poet who wrote the piece titled "Ode to life"?
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS