Senior Member. if someone says ‘buenas noches’ you should answer with the same sentence: ‘buenas noches’.
Is Buenas noches correct?
In Spanish we say: BUENOS DÍAS, BUENAS TARDES and BUENAS NOCHES, in plural, since we are wishing you a good morning, good afternoon and good evening, not only today but also the days to come. NOCHE BUENA means CHRISTMAS EVE, instead.
What is the reply for Hola?
If in passing someone says “hola!” to you, it would acceptable to reply: “como estas?” Bonito. Pronounced: bone-eat-oh. This word means “beautiful.” It could simply be used anytime you see something that you like.
Why is noche feminine?
That is because “noches” is a feminine plural noun, so therefore, the feminine plural adjective is needed. Because it’s la noche (feminine) and el día (masculine). The adjective (bueno, -a) has to be in agreement with the noun. You have to use bueno with a masculine noun and buena with a feminine one.
What time is noche?
00:00 h. Spanish doesn’t have perfect equivalents for “a.m.” and “p.m.” You can use de la mañana for am, de la tarde from noon until 6 p.m., and de la noche from 6 p.m. until midnight, but time is usually expressed on a 24-hour clock.
Do I say Bueno or Buena?
In essence they are the same word, meaning “good”, the former is feminine, the latter masculine (and both are plural, the singular would be “buena” and “bueno”.
Is it muchos gracias or muchos gracias?
As others have answered, the correct form is ‘muchas gracias’. The reason, as stated by Don Diego Santiago Martín, is that words have grammatical gender and in Spanish (and most other languages, actually) all elements in the syntagma must agree in gender and number.
Where are you from usted Spanish?
2 Answers. “En dónde vives?” means “where do you live?” “De dónde eres?/De dónde vienes?” means “where are you from?” Luzbonita’s use of the usted is perfectly fine, it’s just the more formal/polite version of what I’ve said.
Is noche el or LA?
Just type in “noche” (without quotes) and it will give you the gender. Welcome to the forum! It’s feminine.
Is noche Mas or FEM?
One other common word that ends in -a but that is masculine is the word el día (day). The opposite time of day, la noche (night), is feminine, so you can think of them as a pair. Nouns that end in -a in Spanish are usually feminine, but the word for day is an exception.
Why is Buenos Dias and buenas noches?
It’s possible that buenos días comes from a longer expression used in the past. People used to say “Buenos días os dé Díos” and they weren’t just referring to one day, but the next days too. We shortened this long phrase over time (as we generally like to do) and it became buenos días, buenas tardes, and buenas noches.
What time is La tarde?
Usually, we say good evening from 4:00 pm onwards, but I came across the video which was saying afternoon (la tarde) for even 4:15 pm.
What is the difference between buenas noches and Buenos Noches?
That is why they are buenos and buenas. The word días is masculine plural so use buenos with it. The words tardes and noches are feminine plural so use buenas with them.
How do you use Buen?
As we mentioned before, buen and bueno are actually the same word, and they are both used to describe singular masculine nouns. The difference is where you’ll put them in the sentence. Bueno goes after the noun and buen before.
What does Neches mean in Spanish?
It is believed that the name of the river was derived from the Caddo word “Nachawi”, meaning “wood of the bow”, after Spanish settlers called it Río Neches.
What do we say goodnight in Spanish?
“Goodnight” in Spanish is simple: buenas noches. Buenas is the feminine form of the adjective bueno, which means “good”. Noches means “nights” and is a feminine noun.
What is mucho gracias?
Muchos-gracias meaning Filters. (Spanglish, US) Eye dialect spelling of muchas gracias.: thank you very much.
Is it mucho or muchos?
Mucho is an adverb meaning “very much” or “many” or “a lot”. “Te quiero mucho”—I love you very much. Muchas is an adjective meaning “many” of something of the feminine gender. “Tengo muchas ganas de verte”—I want to see you very much.
How do you respond to que hacen?
It’s just an equivalent of “hey, what are you up to?”, nothing more. “Hola, qué haces”, would mean “hi/hey/hello, what’re you doing?”. So you should specify what you’re doing. You can say “nada, y tú” if you’re bored.
How do you respond to Hasta pronto?
Hasta luego means see you soon in Spanish so you can respond by saying “hasta luego” back or “igualmente adios” orrrr simply say “adios”.
How do you respond to thank you in Spanish?
The response to gracias that you’re most likely to use or hear is de nada (you’re welcome), or you could say, if appropriate, a tí (thank you). For greater emphasis you can use no hay de qué (don’t mention it).