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"Greetings" is a plural noun which is often translated as "los recuerdos", and "hello" is an interjection which is often translated as "hola". Learn more about the difference between "greetings" and "hello" below.
greetings(
gri
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dihngz
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (in messages or correspondence)
a. los recuerdos
(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).
I miss you, and I will be there soon. Greetings from Buenos Aires. Tomás.Te extraño y voy a estar ahí pronto. Recuerdos desde Buenos Aires. Tomás.
b. los saludos
(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 back of the postcard said: "Greetings from Barcelona."El dorso de la postal decía: "Saludos desde Barcelona".
greeting
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (act of greeting)
a. el saludo
(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).
Send greetings to your father!¡Mándale saludos a tu padre!
b. la felicitación
(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).
(on a birthday or celebration)
I received lots of birthday greetings.Recibí muchas felicitaciones por mi cumpleaños.
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hello(
heh
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lo
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (greeting)
a. hola
Hello! How is everything?¡Hola! ¿Cómo te va todo?
2. (used to answer the telephone)
a.
Hello. Who is calling?Sí. ¿Quién es?
b. hola
Hello. - Hi, it's Ricardo.Hola. - Hola, soy Ricardo.
c. diga
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Hello. - Hi. Is Maria there?Diga. - Hola. ¿Se encuentra María?
d. aló (Southern Cone)
Hello. Who is this?Aló. ¿Quién es?
e. bueno
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Hello? I can't hear you.¿Bueno? No te escucho.
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