Quick answer
"Loud" is an adjective which is often translated as "fuerte", and "aloud" is an adverb which is often translated as "en voz alta". Learn more about the difference between "loud" and "aloud" below.
loud(
laud
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (noisy)
a. fuerte (noise)
The explosion was so loud that I partially lost my hearing for a while.La explosión fue tan fuerte que no oí bien durante un tiempo.
b. ruidoso (party or place)
There's a very loud party going on at the end of the street.Están haciendo una fiesta muy ruidosa al final de la calle.
c. alto (music or radio)
My neighbor complained because I had the music too loud.Mi vecino se quejó porque tenía la música demasiado alta.
2. (color)
a. chillón
She loves wearing loud colors in summer.Le encanta llevar colores chillones en verano.
b. llamativo
He wore a loud check waistcoat.Llevaba un llamativo chaleco de cuadros.
3. (vociferous)
a. chillón (person)
The Andersons are a loud bunch.Los Anderson son una pandilla de chillones.
b. vocinglero (person)
I just can't stand loud guys like him.Es que no soporto a tipos vocingleros como él.
c. enérgico (protest)
They were denied entry despite loud protests.Se les negó la entrada, a pesar de sus enérgicas protestas.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4. (loudly)
a. alto
I'll bring you a microphone if you can't speak louder.Le traeré un micrófono si no puede hablar más alto.
b. fuerte
The radio was turned up loud.Habían puesto la radio muy fuerte.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
aloud(
uh
-
laud
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. en voz alta
The teacher asked the boys and girls to say each word aloud after her.La maestra pidió a los niños repetir en voz alta cada palabra que decía ella.
b. en alto
He opened the letter and began to read it aloud.Abrió la carta y empezó a leerla en alto.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS