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"Goodbye" is an interjection which is often translated as "adiós", and "farewell" is a noun which is often translated as "la despedida". Learn more about the difference between "goodbye" and "farewell" below.
goodbye(
good
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bay
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (farewell)
a. adiós
Goodbye! See you next week.¡Adiós! Te veo la semana que viene.
b. hasta luego
I have to go. Goodbye!Me tengo que ir. ¡Hasta luego!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (farewell)
a. la despedida
(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 guess this is goodbye.Supongo que es la despedida.
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farewell(
fehr
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wehl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (parting)
a. la despedida
(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).
Linda bid farewell to her family.Linda hizo su despedida a su familia.
b. el adiós
(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 said farewell to us, and we never saw him again.Nos dijo adiós y nunca más lo vimos.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(goodbye)
a. adiós
Farewell, Charles. May the gods be with you.Adiós, Charles. Que los dioses te acompañen.
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