Quick answer
"When" is an adverb which is often translated as "cuándo", and "ed" is an abbreviation which is often translated as "educ.". Learn more about the difference between "when" and "ed" below.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (in questions)
a. cuándo
When was the last time you cried?¿Cuándo fue la última vez que lloraste?
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
2. (relative)
a. cuando
I was sleeping when he got home.Estaba durmiendo cuando llegó a casa.
b. en que
That was the year when we bought our first apartment.Ese fue el año en que compramos nuestro primer apartamento.
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ed
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (education)
a. educ.
Bruce decided to major in phys ed.Bruce decidió especializarse en educ. física.
2. (edition)
a. ed.
This passage wasn't included in the text until the 3rd ed.Este pasaje no estaba incluido en el texto hasta la 3a. ed.
3. (editor)
a. ed.
This story was written by Harriet Burns (ed).Esta historia fue escrita por Harriet Burns (ed.).
Ed
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
4. (nickname for Edward)
a. Ed
The teachers call him Edward, but we call him Ed.Los maestros le dicen Edward, pero nosotros le decimos Ed.
5. (nickname for Edgar)
a. Ed
As I'm called Ed, many people think my full name is Edward rather than Edgar.Como me llamo Ed, muchos creen que mi nombre completo es Edward en vez de Edgar.
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