Quick answer
"Lady" is a noun which is often translated as "la señora", and "sir" is a noun which is often translated as "el señor". Learn more about the difference between "lady" and "sir" below.
lady(
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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. (woman)
a. la señora
(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 talked to an old lady at the library.Hablé con una señora mayor en la biblioteca.
b. la dama
(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).
(formal)
Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to our show.Damas y caballeros, bienvenidos a nuestro espectáculo.
2. (refined woman)
a. la dama
(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 grandmother was a real lady.Mi abuela era una auténtica dama.
3. (noblewoman)
a. la lady
(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).
Lady Ascot will come for tea at five.Lady Ascot vendrá a tomar el té de las cinco.
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sir(
suhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (form of address)
a. el señor
(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).
Would you like anything else to drink, sir?¿Le gustaría algo más de beber, señor?
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