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sweetheart(
swit
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hart
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (term of endearment)
a. el cariño
(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).
Sweetheart, can you pick up some milk on the way home?Cariño, ¿puedes comprar leche de camino a casa?
You have always been there for me. Thank you, sweetheart.Tú siempre has estado allí para mí. Gracias, cariño.
2. (romantic partner)
a. el novio
(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 novia
(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 were sweethearts in high school.Fueron novios en la escuela secundaria.
b. el amor
(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 sent a letter to her sweetheart, a French soldier. Le mandó una carta a su amor, un soldado francés.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(nice person)
a. el cielo
(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).
Your grandma is a real sweetheart.Tu abuela es un cielo.
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sweetheart
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el novio(a)
(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 novio(a)
(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).
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sweetheart [ˈswiːthɑːt]
noun
novioanovia (m) (f);a novia amor (m)
he was her childhood sweetheart era su amor de infancia; yes, sweetheart sí, mi amor
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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