Quick answer
"One" is an adjective which is often translated as "un", and "more" is an adjective which is often translated as "más". Learn more about the difference between "one" and "more" below.
one(
wuhn
)
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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more(
mawr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (additional)
a. más
We need more sugar to make the cookies.Necesitamos más azúcar para hacer las galletas.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (in comparisons)
a. más
This movie is more interesting than your book.Esta película es más interesante que tu libro.
3. (to a greater extent)
a. más
Could you behave more politely?¿Podrías comportarte con más educación?
4. (longer)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He does not live here any more.Ya no vive aquí.
We will meet them no more.No volveremos a encontrarnos con ellos.
5. (again)
a. más
I won't do it any more; I promise.No lo haré más, lo prometo.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
6. (additional)
a. más
Children, don't fight over the pencils! There are lots more in the box.¡Niños, no se peleen por los lápices! Hay muchos más en la caja.
7. (in comparisons)
a. más
You spent more than me at the mall.Gastaste más que yo en el centro comercial.
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