Quick answer
"Cabin" is a noun which is often translated as "la cabaña", and "hut" is a noun which is also often translated as "la cabaña". Learn more about the difference between "cabin" and "hut" below.
cabin(
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bihn
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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. (hut)
a. la cabaña
(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).
Martin wanted to get away from civilization for a couple of days, so he rented a cabin in the woods.Martin quería alejarse de la civilización por un par de días, así que alquiló una cabaña en el bosque.
The hunter brought his rifles and supplies into the cabin.El cazador metió sus rifles y suministros en la cabaña.
2. (aviation)
a. la cabina
(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).
Only the pilot and copilot are allowed in the cabin.Solo el piloto y el copiloto pueden estar en la cabina.
3. (nautical)
a. la camarote
(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).
This cruise ship has 3 pools, 5 banquet halls, and over 200 cabins.Este buque de cruceros tiene una 3 piscinas, 5 salones de banquete y más de 500 camarotes.
b. la cabina
(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).
"Jackson, take the helm," said the captain. "I'm going to sleep in my cabin.""Jackson, toma el timón", dijo el capitán. "Me voy a dormir a mi cabina".
4. (automobile) (United Kingdom)
a. la cabina
(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 driver sat in the cabin, put on his helmet and started the engine.El piloto se sentó en la cabina, se puso el casco y encendió el motor.
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hut(
huht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (rudimentary building)
a. la cabaña
(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).
There was a hut on the beach where you could buy soft drinks and ice creams.En la playa, había una cabaña donde se podía comprar refrescos y helados.
b. la choza
(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).
We came across a circle of mud huts in the middle of the jungle.Encontramos un círculo de chozas de barro en medio de la selva.
c. la barraca
(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 workers were cooking on a fire in front of their hut.Los trabajadores estaban cocinando en una hoguera delante de su barraca.
2. (building for troops or prisoners)
a. el barracón
(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 soldiers lined up in front of their barrack huts.Los soldados se pusieron en fila delante de los barracones.
3. (shelter from the elements)
a. el refugio
(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).
There are huts at intervals along the trail, where hikers can spend the night.Hay refugios a intervalos por el sendero donde los excursionistas pueden pasar la noche.
b. el cobertizo
(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).
They had made a hut with palm leaves.Habían hecho un cobertizo con hojas de palmera.
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