Quick answer
"City" is a noun which is often translated as "la ciudad", and "village" is a noun which is often translated as "el pueblo". Learn more about the difference between "city" and "village" below.
city(
sih
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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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village(
vih
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lihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (town)
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).
The village of Quepos lies in the hills of Costa Rica's pacific coast.El pueblo de Quepos está ubicado en los cerros de la costa pacífica de Costa Rica.
b. la aldea
(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).
(especially small)
The village where I grew up has only 500 residents.La aldea donde me crié tiene solo 500 residentes.
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