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"Fact" is a noun which is often translated as "el hecho", and "myth" is a noun which is often translated as "el mito". Learn more about the difference between "fact" and "myth" below.
fact(
fahkt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (truth)
a. el hecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It is a fact that I am shorter than you.Es un hecho que soy más bajo que tú.
2. (reality)
a. la realidad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The short story is based on fact.El relato corto se basa en la realidad.
3. (information)
a. el dato
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Let's gather the facts and then make a decision.Recolectemos los datos y luego tomemos una decisión.
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myth(
mihth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ancient story)
a. el mito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
She did a lot of research into Scandinavian myths and legends for her novel.Investigó mucho los mitos y las leyendas escandinavos para su novela.
2. (false statement)
a. el mito
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's a myth that you can't get pregnant the first time you have sex.Es un mito lo de que no puedes embarazarte la primera vez que tienes relaciones sexuales.
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