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"Inks" is a form of "ink", a noun which is often translated as "la tinta". "Assists" is a form of "assist", a transitive verb which is often translated as "ayudar". Learn more about the difference between "inks" and "assists" below.
ink(
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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. (substance)
a. la tinta
(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).
I don't like pens with erasable ink, because they leave too many smudges.No me gustan los bolígrafos con tinta que se puede borrar porque dejan demasiados borrones.
2. (computing)
a. la tinta
(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).
My graphic design company is interested in buying a new ink jet printer.Mi empresa de diseño gráfico está interesada en comprar una impresora nueva de chorro de tinta.
3. (animal)
a. la tinta
(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).
Many cephalopods, like octopi and squids, have ink sacs as a defense mechanism.Muchos cefalópodos, como los pulpos y los calamares, tienen bolsas de tinta como mecanismo de defensa.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(body art)
a. los tatuajes
(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).
Lisa has some awesome ink.Lisa tiene unos tatuajes impresionantes.
b. el tatu
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Who did your ink?¿Quién te hizo el tatu?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (typography)
a. entintar
Before there were printers, plates were inked in order to copy books.Cuando no había impresoras, se entintaban planchas para copiar libros.
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assist(
uh
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sihst
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to help someone)
a. ayudar
I want to thank my bride's family for assisting us with all the preparation for the wedding.Quiero agradecer a la familia de mi novia por ayudarnos con todas la preparaciones para la boda.
b. asistir
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
Is there something I can assist you with today, sir?¿Puedo asistirle en algo hoy, señor?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to contribute)
a. ayudar
Their team has assisted in the restoration of this historic monument.Su equipo ha ayudado en la restauración de este monumento histórico.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (sports)
a. la asistencia
(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).
Messi scored the goal and Piqué had the assist.Messi marcó el gol y Piqué tuvo la asistencia.
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