Quick answer
"Loathe" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "detestar", and "hate" is a noun which is often translated as "el odio". Learn more about the difference between "loathe" and "hate" below.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to detest)
a. detestar
Do you like pineapple on pizza? - I like pizza, but I loathe pineapple.¿Te gusta la piña en la pizza? - Me gusta la pizza, pero detesto la piña.
b. aborrecer
Are you enjoying your grandparent's town? - I loathe the monotony of this place.¿Estás disfrutando del pueblo de tus abuelos? - Aborrezco la monotonía de este lugar.
c. odiar
She's so amazing. I can't believe anyone said they loathe her.Ella es tan increíble. No puedo creer que alguien haya dicho que la odia.
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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. (hatred)
a. el odio
(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).
They say that the opposite of love is hate.Dicen que el odio es el contrario del amor.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to detest)
a. odiar
She hated him so much she wanted to kill him.Lo odiaba tanto que lo quería matar.
b. detestar
I hate this place. It's so boring!Detesto este lugar. ¡Es tan aburrido!
3. (to be reluctant)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I hate to tell you this, but he already has a girlfriend.Siento decírtelo, pero ya tiene novia.
I hate to think how many people he's tricked.No quiero ni pensar en cuántas personas ha engañado.
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