kindness
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
kindness(
kaynd
-
nihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (quality)
a. la amabilidad
(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'm very grateful for the kindness shown to me by the nurses who looked after me.Agradezco mucho la amabilidad que me mostraron las enfermeras que me cuidaban.
b. la bondad
(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).
Siempre recordaré tu bondad hacia mi familia.I shall always remember your kindness toward my family.
2. (act)
a. el favor
(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).
It would be a kindness to everyone if you could get Toby to leave.Les harías un favor a todos si pudieras hacer que se vaya Toby.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
kindness
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la amabilidad
(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).
to show kindness to somebodymostrarse amable con alguien
to do somebody a kindnesshacer un favor a alguien
2. (formal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
would you have the kindness to…?¿tendría la bondad de…?
she did it out of the kindness of her heartlo hizo desinteresadamente
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
kindness [ˈkaɪndnɪs]
noun
1 (thoughtfulness) amabilidad (f)
he was kindness itself era la bondad personificada; they treated him with every kindness lo trataron con todo género de atenciones
out of the kindness of her heart por pura amabilidad
we were touched by her kindness to or towards us su amabilidad para con nosotros nos enterneció or nos emocionó
2 (favour) favor (m)
it would be a kindness to tell him decírselo sería un favor
to do sb a kindness hacer un favor a algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?