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"Image" is a noun which is often translated as "la imagen", and "photo" is a noun which is often translated as "la foto". Learn more about the difference between "image" and "photo" below.
image(
ihm
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ihj
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (representation)
a. la imagen
(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 inside of the dome was adorned with religious images.La parte de adentro de la cúpula estaba decorada con imágenes religiosas.
2. (mental picture)
a. la imagen
(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).
He was very different from the image I had of him before I met him.Era muy diferente de la imagen que yo tenía de él antes de conocerlo.
3. (public perception)
a. la imagen
(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).
If you want to succeed in politics, you need to change your image.Si quieres triunfar en el mundo de la política, tendrás que cambiar tu imagen.
4. (embodiment)
a. la viva imagen
(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).
He was the image of the doting father.Era la viva imagen del padre que adora a su hija.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to make an image)
a. captar la imagen de
The sample was imaged with a new device.Se captaron imágenes de la muestra con un nuevo aparato.
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photo(
fo
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do
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (photograph)
a. la foto
(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).
Let's take a photo of you and me together!¡Saquémosnos una foto de los dos juntos!
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