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"Water" is a noun which is often translated as "el agua", and "electricity" is a noun which is often translated as "la electricidad". Learn more about the difference between "water" and "electricity" below.
water(
wa
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duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (liquid)
a. el agua
(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 healthiest drink is water.La bebida más sana es el agua.
The water of the mountain lake was crystal clear.El agua del lago de la montaña era cristalina.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to irrigate)
a. regar
I water my garden every Sunday.Riego el jardín todos los domingos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to secrete saliva)
a. hacerse agua
Her mouth watered when she saw the cake.Se le hizo agua la boca cuando vio el pastel.
4. (to tear up)
a. llorar
My eyes are still watering from the tear gas.Todavía me lloran los ojos por el gas lacrimógeno.
waters
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (body of water)
a. las aguas
(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 ship entered foreign waters.El barco entró en aguas extranjeras.
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electricity(
i
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lehk
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trihs
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uh
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di
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physics)
a. la electricidad
(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).
Electricity is needed for the machinery to operate.Se necesita electricidad para que la maquinaria funcione.
2. (excitement)
a. la electricidad
(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 electricity between them is undeniable.La electricidad que hay entre ellos es innegable.
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