Quick answer
"Canopy" is a noun which is often translated as "el toldo", and "awning" is a noun which is also often translated as "el toldo". Learn more about the difference between "canopy" and "awning" below.
canopy(
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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. (awning)
a. el toldo
(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 tables outside the front of the café are shaded by a large canopy.Las mesas al frente del café están protegidas del sol por un toldo grande.
2. (cloth covering)
a. la capota
(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 stroller has a canopy to protect the baby from sun and rain.El cochecito tiene una capota para proteger al bebé del sol y de la lluvia.
3. (ornamental covering)
a. el baldaquín
(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 bishop's throne has a redwood canopy.El trono del obispo tiene un baldaquín de secoya.
b. el dosel
(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).
Maggie's bed has an elegant canopy.La cama de Maggie tiene un dosel elegante.
c. el palio
(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).
(religious)
Two people carried the virgin in the procession, and four held the posts of the canopy covering her.Dos personas cargaban a la virgen en la procesión y cuatro sostenían los postes del palio que la protegía.
d. el doselete
(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).
(of a tomb)
The tomb had an elaborately carved stone canopy.La tumba tenía un doselete de piedra tallada de forma muy elaborada.
4. (foliage)
a. la fronda
(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 small plants that sprout on the forest floor are protected from intense sun by the canopy.Las pequeñas plantas que brotan en el suelo del bosque están protegidas del intenso sol por la fronda.
5. (covering of a cockpit)
a. la cubierta
(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).
A canopy shields the pilot from the air and makes the plane more aerodynamic.Una cubierta protege al piloto del aire y hace que el avión sea más aerodinámico.
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awning(
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nihng
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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. (general)
a. el toldo
(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).
We stood under a store awning so that we wouldn't get wet during the storm.Nos quedamos debajo del toldo de una tienda para no mojarnos durante la tormenta.
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