Quick answer
"Window" is a noun which is often translated as "la ventana", and "wonder" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "preguntarse". Learn more about the difference between "window" and "wonder" below.
window(
wihn
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do
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of building)
a. la ventana
(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).
This classroom has big windows.Este aula tiene ventanas grandes.
2. (of car)
a. la ventanilla
(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).
Can you roll down your window? It's too hot!¿Puedes bajar tu ventanilla? ¡Hace mucho calor!
3. (computing)
a. la ventana
(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 link opened in a new window.El enlace se abrió en una nueva ventana.
4. (at a service counter)
a. la ventanilla
(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).
We went to the window to pay for our order.Pasamos a la ventanilla a pagar nuestro pedido.
5. (shop display)
a. la vitrina
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Shall I get it out of the window for you?¿Se lo saco de la vitrina?
b. la vidriera
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
They always have extravagant displays in the shop window during the holidays.Siempre tienen exposiciones extravagantes en la vidriera de la tienda durante los días festivos.
c. el escaparate
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I like the dress I saw in the window.Me gusta el vestido que vi en el escaparate.
6. (of an envelope)
a. la ventanilla
(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).
You can see the address through the window.Se ve la dirección por la ventanilla.
7. (period of time)
a. el periodo
(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 have a very narrow window in which to complete this project.Tenemos un periodo muy corto para completar este proyecto.
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wonder(
wuhn
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duhr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to be curious)
a. preguntarse
I was wondering if you could help me with the project.Me preguntaba si podrías ayudarme con el proyecto.
I wonder if Jeb knows that I'm going to be his boss soon.Me pregunto si Jeb sabe que voy a ser su jefe pronto.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to be amazed)
a. maravillarse
The shepherds wondered at the angel's message.Los pastores se maravillaron al oír el mensaje del ángel.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (miracle)
a. la maravilla
(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).
It's a wonder that you weren't hurt in that crash.Es una maravilla que no te hayas herido en el choque.
4. (amazement)
a. el asombro
(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).
When we went to the circus, my son gazed on in wonder.Cuando fuimos al circo, mi hijo miraba todo con asombro.
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