Quick answer
"One" is an adjective which is often translated as "un", and "body" is a noun which is often translated as "el cuerpo". Learn more about the difference between "one" and "body" below.
one(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (number)
a. un
I'm taking one class this semester.Estoy tomando una clase este semestre.
My nephew is one year old.Mi sobrino tiene un año.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (number)
a. el uno
(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).
One is the loneliest number that you've ever seen.Uno es el número más solitario que has visto.
3. (with ages and times)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Charlie's one on Tuesday.Charlie cumple un año el martes.
Let's meet at one.Nos vemos a la una.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
4. (related to a previously mentioned thing or person)
a. el uno
(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).
, la una
(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).
I'll have a beer if you're having one.Yo me tomo una cerveza si tú tomas una.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He's the one I told you about the other day.Ese es el de quien te hablé el otro día.
I think I'll take the yellow one.Creo que me llevo la amarilla.
c. el único
(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).
, la única
(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).
I knew from the start James was the one for me.Supe desde el principio que James era el único para mí.
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body(
ba
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di
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el cuerpo
(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).
My body aches from running.Me duele el cuerpo de correr.
b. el cadáver
(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).
(dead)
They fished another body out of the river this morning.Sacaron otro cadáver más del río esta mañana.
2. (organization)
a. el organismo
(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).
A student body can make demands for change.Un organismo estudiantil puede pedir cambios.
b. el órgano
(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 Supreme Court is the judicial body of the government.La Corte Suprema es el órgano jurídico del gobierno.
3. (collection)
a. la masa
(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).
They based their findings on a large body of data.Basaron sus conclusiones en una amplia masa de datos.
4. (hair volume)
a. el cuerpo
(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 wish my hair had more body.Ojalá mi cabello tuviera más cuerpo.
5. (automobile)
a. la carrocería
(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 metal bodies are made at the plant.Las carrocerías metálicas se hacen en la fábrica.
6. (person)
a. el tipo
(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).
, la tipa
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
He's such a weird body.Es un tipo muy raro.
7. (astronomy)
a. el cuerpo
(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).
Did you go to the lecture on the different bodies found in the solar system: planets, asteroids, stars, and so on?¿Fuiste a la conferencia sobre los diversos cuerpos que se hallan en el sistema solar: planetas, asteroides, estrellas, etc.?
8. (aviation)
a. el fuselaje
(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 body of the plane was found in the forest ten years after the accident.El fuselaje del avión fue hallado en la selva diez años después del accidente.
9. (main structure)
a. el cuerpo
(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 body of the building was built in the Middle Ages.El cuerpo del edificio fue construido en la Edad Media.
b. el armazón
(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).
, la armazón
(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).
What's the name of the body of a ship?¿Cómo se llama el armazón de una nave?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
10. (automobile)
a. fabricar la carrocería de
These cars have traditionally been bodied in Germany, although this could change in the near future.La carrocería de estos carros se ha fabricado tradicionalmente en Alemania, aunque esto podría cambiar en un futuro próximo.
11.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(to give form to; used with "forth")
a. dar cuerpo a
It could well be said that the sculptor managed to body forth the spirit of her time.Bien podría decirse que la escultora supo dar cuerpo al espíritu de su tiempo.
b. articular
The author processed all those abstract ideas and bodied them forth in his extensive work.El autor procesó todas esas ideas abstractas y las articuló en su extensa obra.
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