Quick answer
"Wage" is a noun which is often translated as "el salario", and "salary" is a noun which is also often translated as "el salario". Learn more about the difference between "wage" and "salary" below.
wage(
weyj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rate of pay)
a. el salario
(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).
Donna earns a wage of $10 an hour at her job.Donna gana un salario de $10 la hora en su trabajo.
b. el sueldo
(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 minimum wage in some countries is a minimum daily wage, not an hourly wage.El sueldo mínimo en algunos países es un sueldo diario, no por hora.
2. (remuneration)
a. la paga
(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).
Lucy spends half her wages on rent.Lucy gasta la mitad de su paga en la renta.
b. el sueldo
(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).
Low wages are a problem for the economy.Los sueldos bajos son un problema para la economía.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to unleash)
a. emprender
The new mayor pledges to wage a relentless war on crime.El nuevo alcalde se compromete a emprender una guerra sin cuartel contra el crimen.
b. hacer
The Spanish waged war against the Moors during the Reconquista.Los españoles les hicieron la guerra a los moros durante la Reconquista.
c. librar
The dictator was accused of waging war on his own citizens.El dictador fue acusado de librar una guerra contra sus propios ciudadanos.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (remunerative)
a. salarial
The union negotiated a wage agreement with management.El sindicato negoció un acuerdo salarial con la gerencia.
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salary(
sah
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luh
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ri
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (remuneration)
a. el salario
(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 job has a salary of $60,000 per year.El trabajo tiene un salario de $60,000 por año.
b. el sueldo
(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 earns a fair salary, but she spends too much on her car.Su sueldo es bastante bueno, pero gasta demasiado en su carro.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (relating to salary)
a. salarial
Salary negotiations can be awkward conversations.Las negociaciones salariales pueden ser conversaciones incómodas.
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