Quick answer
"Justice" is a noun which is often translated as "la justicia", and "righteousness" is a noun which is often translated as "la rectitud". Learn more about the difference between "justice" and "righteousness" below.
justice(
juhs
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tihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fairness)
a. la justicia
(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).
She's an incredible singer. Unfortunately, this recording doesn't do her justice.Es una cantante increíble. Desgraciadamente, esta grabación no le hace justicia.
2. (legal)
a. la justicia
(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).
Until we find the killers, there will be no justice.Hasta que no encontremos a los asesinos, no habrá justicia.
3. (profession)
a. el juez
(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).
, la jueza
(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 lawyer approached the justice to give him the document.El abogado se acercó al juez para darle el documento.
b. la juez
(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).
Sonia Sotomayor was the first Hispanic justice of the US Supreme Court.Sonia Sotomayor fue la primera juez hispana de la Corte Suprema estadounidense.
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righteousness(
ray
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chihs
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nihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la rectitud
(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 voters were fooled by the moral righteousness at the heart of the presidential candidate's campaign.Muchos votantes fueron engañados por la rectitud moral al centro de la campaña del precandidato presidencial.
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