Quick answer
"City" is a noun which is often translated as "la ciudad", and "town" is a noun which is often translated as "el pueblo". Learn more about the difference between "city" and "town" below.
city(
sih
-
di
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (large town)
a. la ciudad
(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 have lived in the city my whole life.He vivido en la ciudad toda mi vida.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of a city)
a. de la ciudad
It's difficult to park in the city center.Es difícil estacionarse en el centro de la ciudad.
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town(
taun
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el pueblo
(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).
(smaller)
My town doesn't have a shopping mall or a movie theater.Mi pueblo no tiene un centro comercial ni un cine.
b. la ciudad
(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).
(bigger)
If you go into town, would you drop this off at the post office?Si vas a la ciudad, ¿me llevarías esto a la oficina de correos?
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