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"Chalkboard" is a noun which is often translated as "la pizarra", and "whiteboard" is a noun which is often translated as "el pizarrón blanco". Learn more about the difference between "chalkboard" and "whiteboard" below.
chalkboard(
chak
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bawrd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la pizarra
(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 teacher asked Carlos to solve the problem on the chalkboard.La maestra le pidió a Carlos que resolviera el problema en la pizarra.
b. el pizarrón
(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).
Mrs. Correa wrote the homework assignment on the chalkboard.La Sra. Correa escribió la tarea en el pizarrón.
c. el encerado
(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)
This piece of chalk is too small to write on the chalkboard.Este pedazo de tiza es demasiado pequeño para escribir en el encerado.
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whiteboard(
wayt
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bawrd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (classroom equipment)
a. el pizarrón blanco
(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)
Please don't write on the whiteboard with a permanent marker.Por favor no escriban en el pizarrón blanco con marcador permanente.
b. la pizarra blanca
(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).
They'll be changing over from blackboards to whiteboards at the school this year.Este año cambiarán las pizarras por pizarras blancas en la escuela.
c. la pizarra vileda
(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 word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
This whiteboard can be cleaned easily with a wet cloth.Esta pizarra vileda se puede limpiar fácilmente con un paño húmedo.
d. el tablero
(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 Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
The teacher wrote out the solution to the equation on the whiteboard.La profesora escribió la solución de la ecuación en el tablero.
2. (computing)
a. el pizarrón interactivo
(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)
Todas las salas de junta vienen equipadas con pizarrón interactivo.All the meeting rooms are equipped with a whiteboard.
b. la pizarra electrónica
(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 definitions will be displayed on the whiteboard.Las definiciones aparecerán en la pizarra digital.
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