Quick answer
"Word" is a noun which is often translated as "la palabra", and "me" is a pronoun which is often translated as "me". Learn more about the difference between "word" and "me" below.
word(
wuhrd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (term)
a. la palabra
(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 have to write a 500-word essay for class.Tenemos que escribir un ensayo de 500 palabras para la clase.
2. (promise)
a. la palabra
(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).
I give you my word that this will not happen again.Te doy mi palabra de que esto no volverá a pasar.
3. (discourse)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'd like to have a word with you.Me gustaría hablar un momento contigo.
The boss said he needed a word.El jefe dijo que quiere verte.
b. la palabra
(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).
She had some words with the shop manager.Le dijo cuatro palabras al encargado de la tienda.
4. (news)
a. la noticia
(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).
They didn't know how to get word to her.No sabían cómo hacerle llegar la noticia.
b. el aviso
(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).
He sent word that he was not coming to the meeting.Mandó aviso de que no vendría a la reunión.
5. (command)
a. la orden
(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 general gave the word to attack. El general dio la orden de atacar.
6. (religion)
a. el Verbo
(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).
And the Word became flesh.Y el Verbo se hizo carne.
b. la palabra
(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).
Christians believe that the Bible is the Word of God.Los cristianos creen que la Biblia es la palabra de Dios.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to express with words)
a. expresar
It couldn't be worded more clearly.No podía estar expresado con más claridad.
b. formular
You might want to word that question differently.Quizá quiera formular esa pregunta de manera diferente.
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me(
mi
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (object)
a. me
Are you going to call me tomorrow?¿Me vas a llamar mañana?
Look at me when I'm talking to you.Mírame cuando te estoy hablando.
2. (after a preposition)
a.
The coffee is for me.El café es para mí.
b. conmigo (after "with")
Please, come with me.Por favor, venga conmigo.
3. (emphatic)
a. yo
I love puppies. - Me, too.Amo los cachorros. - Yo también.
Me, I want ice cream!Yo, ¡yo quiero helado!
4. (after "to be")
a. yo
Who is it? - It's me.¿Quién es? - Soy yo.
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