Quick answer
"Oh my gosh" is an interjection which is often translated as "por Dios", and "goodness" is a noun which is often translated as "la bondad". Learn more about the difference between "oh my gosh" and "goodness" below.
oh my gosh(
o
 
may
 
gash
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. por Dios
Oh my gosh! The cat is at the top of the tree!¡Por Dios! ¡El gato está en la copa del arbol!
b. cielos
Oh my gosh! I forgot my keys again.¡Cielos! Se me olvidaron las llaves de nuevo.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
goodness(
good
-
nihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (virtue)
a. la bondad
(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).
There is a fine line between goodness and evil.La línea que separa la bondad de la maldad es tenue.
2. (kindness)
a. la amabilidad
(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).
We were touched by the goodness and generosity of the people in the town.Nos conmovió la amabilidad y la generosidad de la gente del pueblo.
3. (nutrients)
a. el valor nutritivo
(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).
If you peel a potato, you lose a lot of its goodness.Si pelas una papa, pierdes gran parte de su valor nutritivo.
b. las propiedades
(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).
You destroy all of the meat's goodness when you cook it too much.Al cocinar demasiado la carne, destruyes todas sus propiedades.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
4. (used to express surprise)
a. ¡Dios mío!
Goodness! I had no idea he was such a good pianist.¡Dios mío! No tenía ni idea que fuera tan buen pianista.
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