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In English "lady" still has a flavor of someone of higher status, a bit more breeding or gentitility than a woman. In Spanish I believe Una Dama would be closer in sense to the English Lady.
I'm again and again getting confused with 'a' and 'the' in spanish, Is there straight forward translations of 'a/an' and 'the'?
Is there any difference between un/una such as a/an in English? Or the difference is just in whether the noun is masculine or feminine?
In addition to what Luis said, the plural of a/an would be "unas/unos". That's what had me confused a lot at first when listening to Spanish.
Moo-hair. The h is pretty soft, some people I think pronounce it a little more strongly in the back of the throat.
I AM NATIVE SPANISH SPEAKER And the pronunciation in spanish about the word " Mujer" is "Mooher"
They are all different words.
A/an is una/un depending on the gender of the word. Una is for feminine nouns, and Un is for masculine ones.
Spanish has a plural of Una and Un: Unas and Unos for feminine and masculine respectively. This would translate into English as "some".
Another way of saying "some" is using Algunos and Algunas, for masculine and feminine respectively
Algunos and Algunas are literal translations of "some" since there is no plural for the indefinite article [a/an] in English - unos/unas and algunos/algunas almost mean the same thing, but you can look into this further on the interweb.
"Any" in Spanish can be cualquier, but it's not always that. Such as "¿Hay vino?" - is there wine? OR Is there any wine?
Finally, THE. It can be el, la, los or las. El is for masculine and singular words, La is for feminine singular. Los is for masculine plural, and finally, Las is for feminine plural.
It can be a lot to take in, so take it slowly.
mujer can be a woman or wife right? when i type a wife, it gives an error. why is that?