Quick answer
"Choir" is a noun which is often translated as "el coro", and "chorus" is a noun which is also often translated as "el coro". Learn more about the difference between "choir" and "chorus" below.
choir(
kway
-
uhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (group of singers)
a. el coro
(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).
My daughters sing in the school choir.Mis hijas cantan en el coro de la escuela.
2. (part of a church)
a. el coro
(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 choir is located above the main hall.El coro se encuentra arriba de la sala principal.
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chorus(
kawr
-
ihs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (group of singers)
a. el coro
(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 chorus stood to sing the national anthem.El coro se levantó para cantar el himno nacional.
2. (simultaneous utterance)
a. el coro
(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 mayor's announcement was met by a chorus of protest.El anuncio del alcalde fue recibido por un coro de protestas.
3. (refrain)
a. el estribillo
(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 chorus of that song is very catchy.El estribillo de esa canción es muy pegadizo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to utter collectively)
a. corear
Everyone at the meeting chorused their support for the initiative.Todos en la reunión corearon su apoyo por la iniciativa.
b. decir a coro
The pupils chorused the lesson.Los alumnos decían a coro la lección.
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