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"Isle" is a noun which is often translated as "la isla", and "key" is a noun which is often translated as "la llave". Learn more about the difference between "isle" and "key" below.
isle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (geography)
a. la isla
(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).
We went bird watching on the Isle of Wight last weekend.Fuimos a observar aves a la isla de Wight el fin de semana pasado.
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key(
ki
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (instrument that opens a lock)
a. la llave
(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 think I forgot the house key at the gym.Creo que se me olvidó la llave de la casa en el gimnasio.
2. (code)
a. la clave
(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).
What's the key to access your online account?¿Cuál es la clave para acceder a tu cuenta en línea?
3. (part of a keyboard)
a. la tecla
(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).
Where is the "at" key on this keyboard?¿Dónde está la tecla "arroba" en este teclado?
4. (solution)
a. la clave
(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 need the key to the New York Times crossword puzzle.Necesito la clave para el crucigrama del New York Times.
5. (part of a map)
a. la leyenda
(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).
It actually says "Here be dragons" in this map's key.De veras que dice "Aquí hay dragones" en la leyenda de este mapa.
6. (crucial element)
a. la clave
(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 key to success in the business world is knowing how to network.La clave para el éxito en el mundo de los negocios es saber hacer contactos.
7. (tonic note or chord)
a. la clave
(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).
"Ode to Joy" is in the key of D major."Himno a la Alegría" está en la clave de Re mayor.
b. el tono
(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).
This song is sung in a major key.Esta canción se canta en tono mayor.
c. la tonalidad
(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).
How can I change the key of the song using this software?¿Cómo puedo cambiar la tonalidad de la canción usando este software?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
8. (most important)
a. clave
The key ingredient in my butternut squash soup recipe is a pinch of nutmeg.El ingrediente clave en mi receta de sopa de calabaza es una pizca de nuez moscada.
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