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"Comprehend" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "comprender", and "yes" is an interjection which is often translated as "sí". Learn more about the difference between "comprehend" and "yes" below.
comprehend(
kam
-
prih
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hehnd
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to understand)
a. comprender
I still can't comprehend why he did it.Sigo sin comprender por qué lo hizo.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to include)
a. comprender
Engineering comprehends different disciplines.La ingeniería comprende diversas disciplinas.
b. abarcar
The novel comprehends a period of 30 years halfway through the 20th century.La novela abarca un periodo de 30 años de mediados del siglo XX.
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yes(
yehs
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (affirmation)
a.
Do you want coffee? - Yes, but just a little bit.¿Quieres café? - Sí, pero solo un poquito.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
2. (affirmation)
a.
Yes! I knew I was right!¡Sí! ¡Sabía que tenía razón!
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (affirmation)
a. el sí
(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).
Vote "yes" to the construction of the new school.Vota "sí" para la construcción de la nueva escuela.
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