Quick answer
"O" is a noun which is often translated as "la o", and "nil" is a noun which is often translated as "el cero". Learn more about the difference between "o" and "nil" below.
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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. (letter)
a. la o
(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 name "Olivia" starts with an o.El nombre "Olivia" empieza con una o.
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nil
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nothing)
a. el cero
(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).
Calories per 250 ml serving: nil.Calorías por porción de 250 ml: cero.
b. la nada
(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).
After six months without work, Stuart's resources were at nil.Tras seis meses sin trabajo, los recursos de Stuart habían quedado en nada.
2. (sports) (United Kingdom)
a. el cero
(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 final result was two nil.El resultado final fue dos a cero.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (nonexistent)
a. nulo
His chances of being elected are nil.Sus posibilidades de ser elegido son nulas.
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