"Yo soy una mujer."

Translation:I am a woman.

December 27, 2012

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"Una," with an/a is feminine. "Un" is masculine. Una mujer, a woman. Un hombre, a man.

January 20, 2013


Why would you sometimes say "yo soy" as opposed to just "soy"? Don't they both mean I am.

May 6, 2013


Yes they both mean I am. It doesn't really matter if you say either of them. They just want you to know you can use both of them. Spanish usually drops the pronoun, so I think "soy" would be used more often.

September 18, 2013


Why is "woman" acceptable here, but "wife" is not?

August 11, 2013


Mujer directly translates to woman. Only when used with a possessive (Ex: Es mi mujer), can mujer really mean wife. It's much like "my woman" can mean my wife, girlfriend, lover, etc. It suggests a romantic, but unspecified relationship. In my opinion, mi esposa is more proper, but there's nothing necessarily derogatory about mi mujer.

November 30, 2013


I said lady instead of woman. I feel like its not a huge difference.

August 26, 2013


It is a big difference because there are different words for lady and woman in English so they should be differentiated in Spanish too.

November 6, 2013

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