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"Cant" is a noun which is often translated as "la inclinación", and "no" is an interjection which is often translated as "no". Learn more about the difference between "cant" and "no" below.
cant(
kahnt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (slope)
a. la inclinación
(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 engineer must calculate the land's cant.El ingeniero tiene que calcular la inclinación del terreno.
b. el sesgo
(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 cant of the Leaning Tower of Pisa has varied over the years.El sesgo de la Torre Inclinada de Pisa ha variado con los años.
2. (insincere talk)
a. la hipocresía
(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).
His words are pure cant.Sus palabras son pura hipocresía.
3. (jargon)
a. la jerga
(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 can't understand any of the lawyers' cant.No entiendo nada de la jerga de los abogados.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to tilt)
a. inclinar
Cant your head a little toward one of your shoulders.Inclina un poco tu cabeza hacia uno de tus hombros.
b. sesgar
The photographer frequently cants the frame for effect.El fotógrafo frecuentemente sesga la fotografía para darle efecto.
c. escorar (ship)
It's not easy to cant a ship this big.No es fácil escorar un buque tan grande como este.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to tilt)
a. inclinarse
The axis canted to the left.El eje se inclinó hacia la izquierda.
b. escorar (ship)
The strong crosswinds were causing the ship to cant.Los fuertes vientos cruzados estaban haciendo que el barco escorara.
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no(
no
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (negation)
a. no
Would you like some more soup? - No, I'm full.¿Quieres más sopa? - No, ya estoy satisfecho.
2. (in comparisons)
a. no
His new apartment is no larger than the last one.Su nuevo apartamento no es más grande que el último.
I have been dieting for a month, but I am no thinner than I was.Llevo un mes de dieta, pero no he enflaquecido nada.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (negation)
a. no
Kids, it's time to pick up your toys. - No!Niños, ya es hora de recoger sus juguetes. - ¡No!
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (not any)
a. no (used as an adverb in Spanish)
There's no milk left.No queda leche.
b. sin (used as a preposition in Spanish)
She did it all on her own, with no help at all.Lo hizo todo sola, sin ayuda de nadie.
c. ningún
There's no reason to be afraid.No hay ninguna razón por la que tener miedo.
5. (prohibition)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It says "no parking." You can't leave your car here.Dice "prohibido el estacionamiento"; no puedes dejar aquí el coche.
There's a sign on my son's door that says "no girls allowed."Hay un anuncio en la puerta de mi hijo que dice "no se admiten chicas".
6. (no way of)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
If my parents see the house like this, there's no telling what they'll do.Si mis padres ven la casa en tal estado, quién sabe lo que harán.
There's no avoiding the issue any more.Ya no se puede eludir el asunto.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (negative answer)
a. el no
(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).
When I was a child, "no" was my favorite word.De niña, "no" era mi palabra favorita.
b. el voto en contra
(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).
(politics)
The bill received 64 noes, and did not pass.La propuesta de ley recibió 64 votos en contra y fue rechazada.
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