Quick answer
"Coat" is a noun which is often translated as "el abrigo", and "anorak" is a noun which is often translated as "el anorak". Learn more about the difference between "coat" and "anorak" below.
coat(
kot
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el abrigo
(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).
Bring your coat because it's going to be cold.Trae tu abrigo porque va a hacer frío.
b. el chaquetón
(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).
(longer)
I love your coat. Where did you buy it?Me encanta tu chaquetón. ¿Dónde lo compraste?
c. la chaqueta
(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).
(shorter)
I can rarely wear my fall coat in these cold temperatures.Casi no me puedo poner mi chaqueta de otoño en este clima tan frío.
d. el saco
(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).
(tailored)
She wore a matching lilac coat and skirt.Llevaba un saco lila con falda a juego.
2. (layer)
a. la capa
(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).
They still have to apply a coat of varnish.Todavía tienen que aplicarle una capa de barniz.
b. la mano
(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).
(of paint, varnish)
It needs a coat of paint.Le hace falta una mano de pintura.
3. (fur)
a. el pelaje
(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).
That dog's coat is very soft and shiny.El pelaje de ese perro es muy suave y brillante.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to cover)
a. cubrir (with snow, dust)
Frost coated the windowpanes.Los vidrios estaban cubiertos de escarcha.
b. bañar (with liquid)
Once it has cooled, coat the cake with chocolate.Una vez enfriada, bañe la torta de chocolate.
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anorak(
ahn
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uh
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rahk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el anorak
(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).
I need to buy a new anorak before the winter.Necesito comprar un anorak nuevo antes del invierno.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(boring or obsessive person) (United Kingdom)
a. el petardo
(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).
, la petarda
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Some people call him an anorak because of his fascination with trains.Algunas personas dicen que es un petardo por su fascinación con los trenes.
b. el friki
(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).
, la friki
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
People call me an anorak because of my knowledge of "Star Trek" trivia.La gente me llama friki por mis conocimientos de pequeños datos sobre "Viaje a las estrellas".
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