"First" is an adjective which is often translated as "primero", and "wash your hands" is a phrase which is often translated as "lávate las manos". Learn more about the difference between "first" and "wash your hands" below.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (ahead of others)
3. (before anything else)
5. (in dates)
a. el primero
(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).
The first of April is a day for pranks and jokes of all kinds.El primero de abril es un día para bromas y chistes de todo tipo.
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wash your hands
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
a. lávate las manos
A word of phrase used to refer to the second person informal “tú” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. How are you?).
Juanito, wash your hands before eating.Juanito, lávate las manos antes de comer.
b. lávense las manos (plural)
Children, dinner's ready! Wash your hands before coming to the table¡Niños, la cena está lista! Lávense las manos antes de venir a la mesa.
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
2. (to clean one's hands)