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"Indicative" is an adjective which is often translated as "indicativo", and "subjunctive" is a noun which is often translated as "el subjuntivo". Learn more about the difference between "indicative" and "subjunctive" below.
indicative(
ihn
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dih
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kuh
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dihv
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (grammar)
a. indicativo
The indicative mood may be used to ask questions.El modo indicativo se puede utilizar para hacer preguntas.
2. (revealing)
a. indicativo
They suspected him of embezzlement because his budget was not indicative of what he was doing with the city's money.Sospechaban que había cometido malversación porque su presupuesto no era indicativo de lo que estaba haciendo con el dinero de la ciudad.
b. indicio
The university's matriculation rate is indicative of the fact that all the students were capable of graduating.La tasa de matriculación de la universidad es indicio de que todos los estudiantes pudieron graduarse.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (grammar)
a. el indicativo
(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).
Because it expresses uncertainty, this clause should be in the subjunctive and not in the indicative.Como expresa incertidumbre, esta cláusula debe estar en subjuntivo y no en indicativo.
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subjunctive(
suhb
-
juhngk
-
tihv
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el subjuntivo
(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).
Write all of the verbs in this exercise in the subjunctive.Escribe todos los verbos de este ejercicio en subjuntivo.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (grammar)
a. subjuntivo
I'm having trouble learning the subjunctive mood in Spanish.Me cuesta aprender el modo subjuntivo del español.
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