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"Quay" is a noun which is often translated as "el muelle", and "heart" is a noun which is often translated as "el corazón". Learn more about the difference between "quay" and "heart" below.
quay
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el muelle
(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).
We made our way down to the quay, where the ferry was moored.Nos dirigimos al muelle, donde estaba atracado el transbordador.
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heart(
hart
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (anatomy)
a. el corazón
(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).
Hagfish have four hearts.Los peces bruja tienen cuatro corazones.
2. (center of emotions)
a. el corazón
(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).
Her last boyfriend really broke her heart.Su último novio sí que le partió el corazón.
3. (nature)
a. el corazón
(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).
She had a kind heart, and helped anyone she met.Tenía muy buen corazón y ayudaba a todo el que encontraba.
4. (courage)
a. el valor
(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 didn't have the heart to tell them they had lost everything.No tuve valor de decirles que lo habían perdido todo.
5. (enthusiasm)
a. las ganas
(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 think I have to quit my job; my heart just isn't in it anymore.Creo que tengo que dimitir de mi puesto; simplemente ya no tengo ganas de hacerlo.
6. (central part)
a. el corazón
(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).
We stayed at a hotel in the heart of the city.Nos quedamos en un hotel en el corazón de la ciudad.
b. el cogollo
(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).
(of celery or lettuce)
The salad calls for hearts of lettuce.La ensalada requiere cogollos de lechuga.
7. (essential part of something)
a. el meollo
(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).
This article addresses the heart of the question.Este artículo trata el meollo de la cuestión.
8. (memory)
a. la memoria
(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 daughter has learned the alphabet by heart.Mi hija ha aprendido el abecedario de memoria.
9. (card games)
a. el corazón
(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 won the hand with a flush of hearts.Gané la partida con un color de corazones.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
10. (related to the heart)
a. cardíaco
Did the electrocardiogram detect any kind of heart problem?¿Detectó el electrocardiograma algún tipo de problema cardíaco?
hearts
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
11. (card game)
a. corazones
What game should we play? - How about hearts?¿Qué juego deberíamos jugar? - ¿Qué tal corazones?
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