Quick answer
"Convenient" is an adjective which is often translated as "conveniente", and "comfortable" is an adjective which is often translated as "cómodo". Learn more about the difference between "convenient" and "comfortable" below.
convenient(
kuhn
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vi
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nyuhnt
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (opportune)
a. conveniente
Let's meet on Tuesday afternoon, if that's convenient for you.¿Por qué no nos vernos el martes por la tarde, si te es conveniente?
2. (easy to reach)
a. accesible
The coast isn't very convenient to get to from where we live.La costa no está muy accesible desde dónde vivimos.
b. bien situado
The corner store is really convenient; it's next to the house!La tienda de la esquina está muy bien situada; ¡está al lado de casa!
3. (practical)
a. práctico
Having a trash can on wheels is very convenient.Tener un bote de basura sobre ruedas es muy práctico.
b. cómodo
The layout of my new kitchen is very convenient.El diseño de mi nueva cocina es muy cómodo.
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comfortable(
kuhmf
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tehr
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buhl
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (producing physical comfort)
a. cómodo
I'm going to buy more cushions for the couch so that it's more comfortable.Voy a comprar más cojines para el sofá; así será más cómodo.
2. (experiencing physical comfort)
a. cómodo
You'll be more comfortable in this chair.Estarás más cómodo en este sillón.
b. a gusto
Are you cold? - No, I'm comfortable, thank you.¿Tienes frío? - No, estoy a gusto, gracias.
3. (relaxed and carefree)
a. cómodo
I like your friends. I feel comfortable with them.Me caen bien tus amigos. Me siento cómoda con ellos.
b. a gusto
I feel very comfortable in this café. It's so cozy.Me siento muy a gusto en este café. Es tan acogedor.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I don't really feel comfortable lying for you.En realidad no me siento bien mintiendo por ti.
I'm not entirely comfortable with the decision.No estoy muy a gusto con la decisión.
4. (free from financial worry)
a. desahogado
Ever since he won the lottery, he has had a very comfortable lifestyle.Desde que ganó la lotería, lleva una vida muy desahogada.
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