How to spell proof or proof

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The words that go with b with v they continue to generate confusion in adulthood, because no matter how much the spelling rules of the Spanish language have been studied, it is very common for our minds to confuse or even doubt the proper way of writing certain words. A very clear case of this is what happens with the word “test”. Is it with b, is it with v? To give you a quick answer, we will tell you which test is written with “b”.

However, in this oneHOWTO article we will explain why and what is the reason for the doubt of how to spell test or prove.

Proof is with bo with v

As we see in the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), only the form is accepted “proof”, with b. In Catalonia and in other Catalan-speaking areas, proof is written with v, “prova”, which could explain why residents of these areas have difficulties knowing how to write this word correctly, if with bo with v.

However, the problems to know if a word is written with bo with v They are very frequent in all areas, so it is not surprising if in some informal text, such as an internet forum, we come across “proof” instead of proof, as well as other words whose confusion is generated in this spelling.

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* Prove

As we have been saying, “prove” or “prove” It would be no more and no less than a catalanism, that is, a word or phrase from Catalan. To clear up doubts in these cases, we would have to go to the Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana (DIEC), whose translation would be “Dictionary of the Catalan Language”, and enter the word “prove”, which we will verify that it is accepted, while ” try “, no.

Like “proof,” in Spanish, the word “prove” in Catalan it would have the same meanings as in the Spanish language, which we will see below.

Test meaning

If we enter the Royal Spanish Academy, we can see that “test” has various meanings. The main ones are the following:

  • Action of the verb to prove.
  • Something that can prove an event, for example “here is the proof of the crime!”.
  • Sign or hint of something, such as: “this is a test of destiny.”
  • Medical analysis, such as: “I have been tested for sugar.”
  • Exam to see if the student has acquired all the knowledge, such as “tomorrow I have the English test, I hope to pass”.

You may also be interested in this other article on How to write try or prove.

How to spell prove it or prove it

Another very common question with the verb to prove is how to spell the word “test it” or “test it”, if with an accent or without an accent. The correct thing is to write this word with by with accent on the e: “try it”Since it is a word esdrújala and, like all esdrújalas, it must have an accent.

If you don’t know the stress rules correctly, you may find this other oneHOWTO article on Examples of sharp, flat and esdrújulas words useful.

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Other common mistakes in Spanish with byv

Now that you know how to write, test or test, you may be interested in these other unCOMO articles where doubts about the correct use of b and v are clarified:

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