Quick answer
"Condominium" is a noun which is often translated as "el condominio", and "loft" is a noun which is often translated as "la buhardilla". Learn more about the difference between "condominium" and "loft" below.
condominium(
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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. (building)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el condominio
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I pulled up in the parking lot of the condominium and pressed the bell for number 6.Paré en el parking del condominio y toqué el timbre del número 6.
b. el bloque de pisos
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We met in the lobby of the condominium.Nos encontramos en el vestíbulo del bloque de pisos.
2. (apartment)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el apartamento
(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).
We've decided to sell our house and buy a condominium instead.Decidimos vender nuestra casa y comprar un apartamento en su lugar.
b. el departamento
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Nico owns a lovely two-bed condominium down in San Miguel.Nico tiene un lindo departamento de dos dormitorios allá por San Miguel.
c. el piso
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The Donaldsons live in a luxury waterfront condominium in Florida.Los Donaldson viven en un piso de lujo a orillas de un lago en Florida.
3. (joint rule)
a. el condominio
(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 Hebrides became an Anglo-French condominium in 1906.En 1906, las Hébridas pasaron a ser un condominio anglo-francés.
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loft(
laft
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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. (room of a house)
a. la buhardilla
(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).
As we needed more space, we decided to convert the loft into a bedroom.Como necesitábamos más espacio, decidimos convertir la buhardilla en dormitorio.
b. el ático
(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).
On the top floor there's a spiral staircase that goes up to the loft.En el último piso, hay una escalera de caracol que sube al ático.
c. el desván
(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).
One rainy day I decided to clear all the junk out of the loft.Un día de lluvia decidí sacar todos los trastos viejos del desván.
d. el altillo
(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 house has a loft that would be ideal as a home office or a guest room.La casa tiene un altillo que sería ideal como oficina o cuarto de huéspedes.
2. (apartment)
a. el loft
(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).
A lot of the old warehouses in London's docks have been converted into lofts.Han convertido muchos de los antiguos almacenes del puerto de Londres en lofts.
3. (for hay)
a. el pajar
(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).
He went into the barn and climbed the ladder up to the loft where the hay was stored.Entró al granero y subió la escalera al pajar donde se guardaba el heno.
4. (for pigeons)
a. el palomar
(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).
Pigeons have a natural ability to find their way back to the loft.Las palomas tienen la habilidad natural de encontrar el camino de vuelta al palomar.
5. (in church)
a. la galería
(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 choir will be singing in the loft for this concert.El coro va a cantar este concierto en la galería.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to propel high in the air)
a. lanzar por lo alto
He lofted the ball over the goalkeeper's head to score a second goal.Lanzó el balón por lo alto, sobrevolando la cabeza del portero, para marcar un segundo gol.
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