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"Fur" is a noun which is often translated as "el pelo", and "far" is an adverb which is often translated as "lejos". Learn more about the difference between "fur" and "far" below.
fur(
fuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal hair)
a. el pelo
(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).
My dog has short fur.Mi perro tiene el pelo corto.
One trait that distinguishes mammals from birds and reptiles is that they can grow fur.Un rasgo que distingue a los mamíferos de las aves y los reptiles es que pueden crecer pelo.
b. el pelaje
(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 fox's fur is red.El pelaje del zorro es rojizo.
2. (animal pelt)
a. la piel
(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 trappers traded in furs.Los cazadores comerciaban con pieles.
3. (clothing)
a. el abrigo de piel
(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).
Put on your fur. It's really cold outside.Ponte el abrigo de piel. Afuera hace mucho frío.
4. (substance on tongue)
a. la saburra
(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 had fur on my tongue after the booze-up the night before.Tenía saburra en la lengua después de la juerga de la noche anterior.
5. (limescale)
a. el sarro
(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).
White vinegar is good for removing fur from water heaters.El vinagre blanco es eficaz para eliminar el sarro de los calentadores de agua.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to cover with fur)
a. cubrir de sarro
The filter is furred. It needs replacing.El filtro está cubierto de sarro. Hay que cambiarlo.
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far(
far
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (distant in space)
a. lejos
How far is it to Mexico City?¿Qué tan lejos estamos de la Ciudad de México?
2. (distant in time)
a. lejos
Grandpa's birthday is not far.El cumpleaños del abuelo no está lejos.
3. (a lot)
a. mucho
The weather is far better here than in New York.El tiempo es mucho mejor aquí que en Nueva York.
b. muy
This wine is far superior to that cheap wine we had yesterday.Este vino es muy superior al vino barato que tomamos ayer.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (distant)
a. lejano
China is in the Far East.China está en el Lejano Oriente.
5. (extreme)
a. extremo
The far right controls the party.La extrema derecha controla el partido.
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