Quick answer
"Checked" is an adjective which is often translated as "a cuadros", and "plaid" is a noun which is often translated as "la tela escocesa". Learn more about the difference between "checked" and "plaid" below.
checked(
chehkt
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. a cuadros
The tables all had red checked tablecloths and candles.Todas las mesas tenían manteles rojos a cuadros y velas.
b. de cuadros
I put on my jeans and a casual checked shirt.Me puse los vaqueros con una camisa informal de cuadros.
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plaid(
plahd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. la tela escocesa
(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).
I bought six yards of plaid to make a dress for myself.Compré seis yardas de tela escocesa para coserme un vestido.
b. la tela a cuadros
(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).
I prefer the red plaid to the green.Me gusta más la tela a cuadros roja que la verde.
2. (design)
a. el tartán
(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).
Everyone was wearing plaid on January 25 in honor of Scottish poet Robert Burns.Todos llevaban tartán el 25 de enero en honor del poeta escocés Robert Burns.
3. (clothing)
a. la banda escocesa
(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).
Have you ever seen a Scotsman in a kilt with a plaid draped over his shoulder?¿Alguna vez has visto a un escocés con su falda y con la banda escocesa sobre el hombro?
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (checkered)
a. escocés
I like your plaid shirt. Where did you buy it?Me gusta tu camisa escocesa. ¿Dónde la compraste?
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