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"Bricklayer" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la albañil", and "mason" is a noun which is also often translated as "el/la albañil". Learn more about the difference between "bricklayer" and "mason" below.
bricklayer(
brihk
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ley
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uhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (occupation)
a. el albañil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la albañil
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bricklayers are still working on putting up the north-facing wall.Los albañiles todavía están trabajando para montar el muro que da al norte.
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mason(
mey
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sihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (profession)
a. el albañil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la albañil
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(person who builds)
My uncle is a mason, and he built us a brick house.Mi tío es albañil, y nos construyó una casa de ladrillo.
b. el mampostero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la mampostera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(stone)
The mason built a stone wall for the farmer to mark the edge of his property.El mampostero construyó un muro de piedras para marcar el límite de la propiedad del granjero.
c. el cantero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la cantera
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(in quarry)
The mason arrived with a truck full of stone from the quarry.El cantero llegó con el camión lleno de piedra de la cantera.
2. (member of the Freemasons)
a. el masón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He found a supportive community of men when he joined the masons.Encontró a una comunidad de hombres dispuestos a darse apoyo mutuo cuando ingresó en los masones.
b. el francomasón
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The masons have existed as an organization since the Middle Ages.Los francomasones han existido como organización desde la Edad Media.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (architecture)
a. labrar en piedra
Two masoned columns were built to support the first-floor terrace.Dos columnas labradas en piedra se construyeron para sostener la terraza del primer piso.
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