Quick answer
"Wound" is a noun which is often translated as "la herida", and "harm" is a noun which is often translated as "el daño". Learn more about the difference between "wound" and "harm" below.
wound(
wund
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (physical injury)
a. la herida
(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).
My wound hasn't healed yet.Mi herida no ha sanado aún.
2. (emotional injury)
a. la herida
(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).
He left a wound in my heart.Él me dejó una herida en el corazón.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to physically injure)
a. herir
Two soldiers were seriously wounded during the attack.Dos soldados resultaron gravemente heridos en el ataque.
b. hacer una herida (accidentally)
He was distracted and wounded me with the knife.Estaba distraído y me hizo una herida con el cuchillo.
4. (to emotionally injure)
a. herir
Her actions wounded him forever.Sus actos lo dejaron herido para siempre.
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harm(
harm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (damage)
a. el daño
(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).
The harm caused by the chemical spill is horrifying.El daño causado por el derrame de sustancias químicas es horroroso.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to cause damage)
a. dañar
The oil spill harmed this fragile ecosystem.El derrame de petróleo daño este frágil ecosistema.
b. lastimar
I would never harm an unarmed man.Nunca lastimaría a un hombre indefenso.
c. hacer daño
This vaccination won't harm you at all.Esta vacuna no te hará daño alguno.
d. perjudicar
The scandal has harmed his chances for reelection.El escándalo ha perjudicado sus posibilidades de ser reelegido.
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