There are 2 translations of kind in Spanish:

kind1

Pronunciation: /kaɪnd/

n

  • 1 (sort, type) 1.1 (of things) tipo (m), clase (f) of all kinds de todo tipo, de toda clase what kind of house is it? ¿qué tipo de casa es? I like the kind with walnuts in me gustan las/los que tienen nueces it wasn't his kind of book no era el tipo de libro que le gusta the usual kind of thing lo de siempre and all that kind of thing y todo eso what kind of talk is that? ¿qué forma de hablar es esa? he has a business of some kind tiene un negocio de algo buy her chocolates or something of that kind cómprale bombones o algo por el estilo I didn't say anything of the kind yo no dije nada semejante it was your fault — nothing of the kind! fue culpa tuya — ¡en absoluto! or ¡nada de eso! 1.2 (of people) clase (f), tipo (m) she's not that kind of girl no es de esas I can't stand that kind of person o [criticized usage/uso criticado] those kind of people no aguanto a ese tipo de gente what kind of a fool do you take me for? ¿tú te crees que soy tonta? what kind of (a) person is she? ¿qué tipo de persona es?, ¿cómo es? what kind of a father are you? ¿qué clase de padre eres? she's the kind of person who knows what she wants es de las que saben lo que quieren they're not really our kind of people no son gente como uno he didn't even apologize — his kind never do ni siquiera se disculpó — los de su calaña nunca lo hacen
    More example sentences
    • It is one of those CD's that you want to keep playing and playing, the kind where you family tell you that they have heard it enough.
    • He didn't seem the kind of guy who would just get talking to a stranger.
    • We try to compensate for our natural sinfulness by performing good works of various kinds.
  • 2 (sth approximating to) especie (feminine) she was overcome by a kind of yearning la invadió una especie de añoranza I had a kind of (a) feeling he'd be there presentía or (Chile, Mexico/Chile, México) [colloquial/familiar] me latía or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) me palpitaba que iba a estar allí
  • 3 (in phrases/en locuciones) in kind payment in kind pago (masculine) en especie it's a difference in degree, not in kind es una diferencia cuantitativa y no cualitativa he repaid their insolence in kind les pagó su insolencia con la misma moneda he repaid their generosity in kind correspondió a su generosidad de la misma manera kind of [colloquial/familiar] he seemed kind of stupid parecía como tonto [colloquial/familiar] I kind of thought he would no sé por qué, pero pensé que lo haría is she pretty? — kind of, I suppose ¿es bonita? — no está mal, digo yo it was kind of interesting to watch how they did it fue bastante interesante ver cómo lo hacían of a kind they served a meal, of a kind sirvieron una especie de comida, si se le puede llamar así three of a kind [Games/Juegos] tres del mismo palo they're two of a kind son tal para cual

Definition of kind in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day camisa
f
shirt …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is a public holiday in Chile (Día de la Independencia)

There are 2 translations of kind in Spanish:

kind2

adj (-er, -est)

  • [offer/gesture] amable he's very kind es muy buena persona what a kind thought! ¡qué amabilidad! she has a kind heart tiene buen corazónto be kind to sb she's always been kind to me siempre ha sido muy amable conmigo or se ha portado muy bien conmigo life has been kind to him la vida lo ha tratado bien it's very kind to your skin no daña la piel it was kind of you to help muchas gracias por su ayuda or ha sido usted muy amable he was kind enough to drive me to the station tuvo la gentileza de llevarme a la estación would you be kind enough to o [formal] so kind as to accompany me? ¿tendría la amabilidad de acompañarme?
    More example sentences
    • In its most direct form, hospitality refers to a kindness to visitors: a friendly welcome and a kind or generous treatment offered to guests or strangers.
    • The Chaplain was kind and polite and tried his level best to be decent.
    • Ken, a reader and walker, has written a kind letter to me and has requested more routes south of York.

Definition of kind in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day camisa
f
shirt …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is a public holiday in Chile (Día de la Independencia)