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"Globe" is a noun which is often translated as "el mundo", and "world" is a noun which is also often translated as "el mundo". Learn more about the difference between "globe" and "world" below.
globe(
glob
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (world)
a. el mundo
(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).
Our clients come from all parts of the globe.Tenemos clientes de todas las partes del mundo.
b. el globo
(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 globe is warming up a little bit more every year.El globo se calienta cada año un poco más.
2. (round map)
a. el globo terráqueo
(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 children were taught geography using a globe.Enseñaban geografía a los niños con un globo terráqueo.
3. (sphere)
a. la esfera
(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).
Jareth juggled the three small globes he carried in his right hand.Jareth hizo malabarismos con las tres esferas pequeñas que traía en la mano derecha.
b. el globo
(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 globe from the ceiling light fell to the floor and broke.El globo de la lámpara del techo se cayó al suelo y se rompió.
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world(
wuhrld
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (planet)
a. el mundo
(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).
There are more than seven billion people in the world.Hay más de siete mil millones de personas en el mundo.
2. (realm)
a. el mundo
(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).
After graduation, she plans on entering the business world.Después de graduación, ella planea entrar en el mundo de los negocios.
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