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"Injury" is a noun which is often translated as "la herida", and "able" is an adjective which is often translated as "capaz". Learn more about the difference between "injury" and "able" below.
injury(
ihn
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juh
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ri
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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. (wound)
a. la herida
(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 injury caused a great amount of pain.La herida causó una gran cantidad de dolor.
b. la lesión
(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 sustained serious injuries in the accident.Sufrió lesiones graves en el accidente.
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able(
ey
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buhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (having the ability to)
a. capaz
We are willing and able to help at any time.Estamos dispuestos y capaces de ayudar en cualquier momento.
You are able to do anything you put your mind to.Eres capaz de hacer cualquier cosa que te propones.
b. poder
The paramedics asked her if she was able to walk.Los paramédicos le preguntaron si podía caminar.
2. (capable)
a. capaz
He's an able worker; it's no wonder they promoted him.Él es un trabajador capaz; no me sorprende que le hayan dado un ascenso.
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