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"Una" is a noun which is often translated as "one", and "más" is an adverb which is often translated as "more". Learn more about the difference between "una" and "más" below.
una(
oo
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nah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (time)
a. one
Es la una de la tarde.It's one in the afternoon.
b. one o'clock
Tengo una cita a la una.I have an appointment at one o'clock.
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más(
mahs
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (comparative)
a. more (with adjective)
Es más guapo que su hermano.He is more handsome than his brother.
Es mucho más simpática cuando la conoces bien.She is much nicer when you get to know her.
b. more (with verb)
No te preocupes más. Yo me encargaré de todo.Don't worry any more. I'll take care of everything.
¿Quieres más?Would you like some more?
c. more (with noun)
¿Puedes comprar más pan en la tienda?Can you buy more bread at the store?
d. more (after a noun)
Necesito dos huevos más para la receta.I need two more eggs for the recipe.
Solo me voy a comer un chocolate más.I'm only going to eat one more chocolate.
2. (superlative)
a. most (with adjective)
Quiero el teléfono más caro de la tienda.I want the most expensive telephone in the shop.
b. most (with verb)
Es la que más trabaja de la empresa.She is the one who works the most at the company.
3. (intensity)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡Qué chico más listo!¡What a clever guy!
¿Conoces a Pablo? ¡Es más guapo!Do you know Pablo? He's so good looking!
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
4. (addition)
a. plus
Siete más tres es igual a diez.Seven plus three equals ten.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
5. (with pronouns)
a. else
¿Quién más quiere una hamburguesa?Who else wants a burger?
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