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"Injured" is an adjective which is often translated as "herido", and "wounded" is an adjective which is also often translated as "herido". Learn more about the difference between "injured" and "wounded" below.
injured(
ihn
-
juhrd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (physically hurt)
a. herido
Leslie took an injured hawk to the veterinarian for treatment.Leslie llevó un halcón herido al veterinario para tratamiento.
The injured player was taken to the hospital.El jugador herido fue trasladado al hospital.
b. lesionado
Walter is an injured soldier who fought in the war.Walter es un soldado lesionado que luchó en la guerra.
2. (emotionally hurt)
a. dolido
Please don't give me that injured look. You know you deserved a scolding.Por favor no me mires con esa mirada dolida. Sabes que merecías un regaño.
3. (legal)
a. perjudicado
The injured party must present a claim within 30 days of the accident.La parte perjudicada tiene que presentar una reclamación dentro de 30 días del accidente.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (injured people)
a. los heridos
(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 injured crawled out of the wrecked bus.Los heridos salieron arrastrándose del autobús destrozado.
b. los lesionados
(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).
There were thousands of injured to be attended to after the earthquake.Había miles de lesionados que atender después del terremoto.
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wounded(
wun
-
dihd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (hurt)
a. herido
The soldiers carried their wounded comrade the rest of the way.Los soldados cargaron a su compañero herido el resto del camino.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (wounded people)
a. los heridos
(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 wounded were taken away in ambulances.Se llevaron a los heridos en ambulancia.
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