Quick answer
"Finally" is an adverb which is often translated as "por fin", and "third" is an adjective which is often translated as "tercero". Learn more about the difference between "finally" and "third" below.
finally(
fay
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nuh
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li
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (after waiting)
a. por fin
Summer is finally here.Por fin ha llegado el verano.
2. (lastly)
a. finalmente
Finally, I would like to say that I am honored to be here tonight.Finalmente, quisiera decir que es para mí un honor estar aquí esta noche.
b. por último
And finally, don't forget to add a pinch of salt.Y, por último, no olvide añadir una pizca de sal.
3. (irrevocably)
a. de forma definitiva
The press release should finally dispel the nasty rumors about the actor.El comunicado de prensa debería disipar de forma definitiva los rumores sobre el actor.
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third(
thuhrd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (ordinal number)
a. tercero
The third house from the corner is Gerardo's.La tercera casa de la esquina es de Gerardo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (in a series)
a. el tercero
(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).
, la tercera
(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 Speaker of the House is third in line to the President.El Vocero de la Cámara de Representantes es el tercero en línea al Presidente.
3. (in dates)
a. el tres
(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).
Fernanda's birthday is on February third.El cumpleaños de Fernanda es el tres de febrero.
4. (fraction)
a. el tercio
(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).
He lost a third of his teeth in the accident.Perdió un tercio de sus dientes en el accidente.
b. la tercera parte
(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).
I now own a third of the company.Ahora soy dueño de una tercera parte de la compañía.
5. (music)
a. la tercera
(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 song starts with an ascending minor third.La canción abre con una tercera menor ascendente.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
6. (in a series)
a. en tercer lugar
Third, when you finish with the kitchen you can start cleaning the bathroom.En tercer lugar, cuando termines con la cocina, puedes empezar limpiando el baño.
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