Quick answer
"Less" is an adverb which is often translated as "menos", and "noun" is a noun which is often translated as "el sustantivo". Learn more about the difference between "less" and "noun" below.
less(
lehs
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (to indicate a smaller amount)
a. menos
Your neighbor's dog has less hair than yours.El perro de tu vecino tiene menos pelo que el tuyo.
2. (to a lesser degree)
a. menos
Don't think less of me for acting that way.No pienses menos de mi por actuar de esa manera.
3. (mathematics)
a. menos
Ten less seven is three.Diez menos siete son tres.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
4. (fewer)
a. menos
I have less than thirty dollars.Tengo menos de treinta dólares.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
5. (to indicate a subtraction)
a. menos
The total comes to $200, less the discount.El total sale en $200, menos el descuento.
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noun(
naun
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (grammar)
a. el sustantivo
(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).
The noun must agree with the verb in number.El sustantivo debe concordar con el verbo en número.
b. el nombre
(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).
The noun has to be plural.El nombre tiene que estar en plural.
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