Quick answer
"Object" is a noun which is often translated as "el objeto", and "a" is an indefinite article which is often translated as "un". Learn more about the difference between "object" and "a" below.
object
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (thing)
a. el objeto
(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).
I found a strange object under the bed.Encontré un objeto extraño debajo de la cama.
2. (aim)
a. el objetivo
(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 object of this school is to develop individual talents.El objetivo de esta escuela es desarrollar el talento individual.
b. el objeto
(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).
What's the object of your visit?¿Cuál es el objeto de su visita?
3. (focal point)
a. el objeto
(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 house was an object of conflict during the divorce.La casa fue objeto de disputa durante el divorcio.
4. (grammar)
a. el objeto
(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).
Transitive verbs have a direct object.Los verbos transitivos tienen objeto directo.
b. el complemento
(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).
"Le" stands for an indirect object in Spanish."Le" sustituye a un complemento indirecto en español.
5. (obstacle)
a. el inconveniente
(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).
You can spend whatever you need for the party. Money is no object.Puedes gastar lo que necesites en la fiesta. El dinero no es inconveniente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to oppose)
a. oponerse
The students objected to having class on Saturday morning.Los estudiantes se oponían a tener clase el sábado por la mañana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to protest)
a. objetar
We objected that it was a very expensive place for prom.Nosotros objetamos que era un lugar muy caro para el baile de graduación.
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a(
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An indefinite article is a word that indicates that a noun is not specific (e.g. a girl).
1. (singular article)
a. un (masculine)
Give me a pencil.Dame un lápiz.
b. una (feminine)
Can I have an apple?¿Me das una manzana?
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
2. (per)
a. por
I am paid $85 a day.Me pagan $85 por día.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (letter)
a. la a
(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 name starts with an A.Mi nombre empieza con una A.
4. (grade)
a. el sobresaliente
(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).
I got an A on all my exams.Saqué sobresaliente en todos los exámenes.
5. (music)
a. el la
(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).
Juan played an improvisation in A minor.Juan improvisó en la menor.
b. la A
(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).
Can you sing an A, please?¿Puedes cantar una A, por favor?
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