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"Estrella" is a noun which is often translated as "star", and "se" is a pronoun which is often translated as "themselves". Learn more about the difference between "estrella" and "se" below.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (astronomy)
a. star
Las estrellas brillaban como diamantes en el cielo nocturno.The stars were shining like diamonds in the night sky.
2. (shape)
a. star
La estrella en su pecho indica que él es el capitán del equipo.The star on his chest indicates that he is the captain of the team.
3. (prominent figure)
a. star
Muchas estrellas de la industria harán apariciones especiales en la ceremonia.Many stars of the industry will make special appearances at the ceremony.
4. (in ranking)
a. star
Al restaurante nuevo le dieron tres estrellas.They gave the new restaurant three stars.
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A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (reflexive)
a. themselves (plural)
Se compraron un coche nuevo.They bought themselves a new car.
b. itself (singular, neuter)
A mi gato le gusta lamerse.My cat loves licking itself.
c. himself (singular, masculine)
Se está afeitando.He is shaving himself.
d. herself (singular, feminine)
Ya se viste ella sola.She can already dress herself.
2. (reciprocal)
a. each other
Se miraron y sonrieron.They looked at each other and smiled.
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