Quick answer
"Ounce" is a noun which is often translated as "la onza", and "foot" is a noun which is often translated as "el pie". Learn more about the difference between "ounce" and "foot" below.
ounce(
auns
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (unit of measurement)
a. la onza
(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 steak weighs six ounces.El bistec pesa seis onzas.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(small quantity)
a. la pizca
(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).
If there were an ounce of truth to that story, he'd already be in jail.Si hubiera una pizca de verdad en esa historia, ya estaría en la cárcel.
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foot(
foot
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el pie
(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).
(human)
She hurt her foot playing soccer.Se lastimó el pie jugando al fútbol.
b. la pata
(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).
(animal)
We saw a cat with only three feet today.Hoy vimos un gato con solo tres patas.
2. (measurement)
a. el pie
(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 grandmother is only five feet tall.Mi abuela solo mide cinco pies.
3. (lower part of something)
a. el pie
(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 bunnies played at the foot of the hill.Los conejos jugaban al pie de la colina.
4. (furniture)
a. el pie
(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 design of the feet of this table is quite baroque.El diseño de los pies de esta mesa es bastante barroco.
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