Quick answer
"Cellphone" is a noun which is often translated as "el teléfono celular", and "home phone" is a noun which is often translated as "el teléfono de casa". Learn more about the difference between "cellphone" and "home phone" below.
cellphone(
sehl
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fon
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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. (mobile phone)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el teléfono celular
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Some people have given up their landlines and exclusively use their cellphones.Algunas personas han renunciado a sus teléfonos fijos y utilizan exclusivamente el teléfono celular.
b. el celular
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Remember to charge your cellphone before you leave for the airport.Acuérdate de cargar tu celular antes de partir al aeropuerto.
c. el teléfono móvil
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
My cellphone fell into a puddle yesterday.Ayer se me cayó el teléfono móvil en un charco.
d. el móvil
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
His cellphone rang during the movie and people told him to turn it off.Sonó su móvil durante la película y la gente le dijo que lo apagara.
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home phone
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el teléfono de casa
(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).
Do you have a home phone?¿Tienes un teléfono de casa?
b. el teléfono fijo
(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).
I don't have a home phone anymore. I only have a mobile.Ya no tengo un teléfono fijo. Sólo tengo un móvil.
c. el fijo
(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).
I don't have a good signal, so I'll hang up and call you back from my home phone.No tengo buena señal, así que voy a colgar y volver a llamarte desde mi fijo.
d. la casa
(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).
My battery's dying. I'll call you later from my home phone.Se me está acabando la batería. Te llamaré más tarde desde la casa.
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