Quick answer
"Worth" is a noun which is often translated as "el valor", and "worthy" is an adjective which is often translated as "digno". Learn more about the difference between "worth" and "worthy" below.
worth(
wuhrth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (value of a thing)
a. el valor
(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 are eager to establish the company's worth with a view to selling it.Estamos impacientes por saber el valor de la empresa con vistas a venderla.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Go to the supermarket and buy ten dollars' worth of beef.Ve al supermercado y compra diez dólares de carne de res.
He earned two weeks' worth of vacation.Ganó dos semanas de vacaciones.
2. (value of a person)
a. la valía
(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 really have to start proving your worth to the company.Tienes que empezar a mostrar tu valía a la empresa.
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worthy(
wuhr
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thi
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (deserving)
a. digno
That guy isn't worthy of a woman like her.Ese tipo no es digno de una mujer como ella.
b. merecedor
Her work isn't worthy of all the praise it gets.Su obra no es merecedora de toda la alabanza que recibe.
2. (good)
a. respetable (person)
As far as we know, he has been a worthy man all his life.Por lo que nosotros sabemos, ha sido sido un hombre respetable toda su vida.
b. honorable (person)
He's a worthy politician who is being unfairly smeared.Es un político honorable que está siendo injustamente calumniado.
c. encomiable (effort)
He gave a worthy effort to get the project off the ground.Hizo un esfuerzo encomiable por sacar el proyecto adelante.
d. noble (cause)
We are raising the money for a worthy cause.Estamos recaudando el dinero para una causa noble.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (important person)
a. el personaje ilustre
(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 is counted among the city's worthies for her community involvement.Es tenida por uno de los personajes ilustres de la ciudad por su participación en la comunidad.
b. el notable
(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).
, la notable
(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 town's worthies gathered every day at the only local bar.Los notables del pueblo se reunían todos los días en el único bar que había.
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