Quick answer
"Clothing" is a noun which is often translated as "la ropa", and "garment" is a noun which is often translated as "la prenda". Learn more about the difference between "clothing" and "garment" below.
clothing(
klo
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thihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothes)
a. la ropa
(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 earthquake victims are in need of food, clothing, and blankets.Las víctimas del terremoto necesitan comida, ropa y frazadas.
b. la vestimenta
(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 recognized him by his outlandish clothing.Lo reconocí por su vestimenta estrafalaria.
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garment
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. la prenda
(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).
Pressing the pieces of knitting makes a big difference to the finished garment.Si planchas las piezas de tejido, se nota mucho la diferencia en la prenda acabada.
b. la prenda de vestir
(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 factory makes garments for export to Europe.La fábrica confecciona prendas de vestir para exportar a Europa.
c. la ropa
(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).
With the arrival of spring, I pack all my winter garments away.Cuando llega la primavera, guardo toda mi ropa de invierno.
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