Spanish Word of the Day
Friday, October 10, 2014
frente noun: forehead
  • There are a few weasel words in Spanish which have two genders, each with a distinct meaning. Capital is one of these, but both its meanings translate into the same English word, capital. Frente however has different translations, depending on its gender. La frente refers to your forehead.
    Tiene una cicatriz en la frente. He’s got a scar on his forehead.
  • If you link this word to the word for face, la cara, which is also feminine, it may help you remember.
    Masculine el frente refers to fronts of different kinds. For instance, the front of a building or buildings:
    Tiene una cicatriz en la frente. He’s got a scar on his forehead.
    El proyecto permitirá homogeneizar todo el frente de mar. The plan will make it possible to make the sea front homogeneous.
  • A political front:
    Tiene una cicatriz en la frente. He’s got a scar on his forehead.
    El proyecto permitirá homogeneizar todo el frente de mar. The plan will make it possible to make the sea front homogeneous.
    El Frente Democrático Nacional The National Democratic Front
  • And a weather front:
    Tiene una cicatriz en la frente. He’s got a scar on his forehead.
    El proyecto permitirá homogeneizar todo el frente de mar. The plan will make it possible to make the sea front homogeneous.
    El Frente Democrático Nacional The National Democratic Front
    un frente frío a cold front
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