Quick answer
"Coat" is a noun which is often translated as "el abrigo", and "primer paint" is a noun which is often translated as "la pintura base". Learn more about the difference between "coat" and "primer paint" below.
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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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primer paint
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la pintura base
(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).
We're going to let the primer paint dry overnight and apply the colored paint tomorrow.Vamos a dejar que seque la pintura base durante la noche y aplicar la pintura de color mañana.
b. la imprimación
(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 used a tinted primer paint because I'm painting the room a dark color.Usé una imprimación tintada porque estoy pintando el cuarto con un color oscuro.
c. el tapaporos
(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).
Can you run to the store and buy another can of primer paint?¿Puedes ir a la tienda y comprar otra lata de tapaporos?
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