Quick answer
"Couch" is a noun which is often translated as "el sofá", and "sofa" is a noun which is also often translated as "el sofá". Learn more about the difference between "couch" and "sofa" below.
couch(
kauch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (furniture)
a. el sofá
(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 was sitting on the couch, watching television.Estaba sentada en el sofá viendo televisión.
b. el diván
(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).
(psychoanalyst's)
A psychoanalyst's office usually has a couch.El consultorio de un psicoanalista suele tener un diván.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to communicate)
a. expresar
He couched his criticism in delicate terms so as to not hurt anyone's feelings.Expresó sus críticas en términos delicados para no ofender a nadie.
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sofa(
so
-
fuh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (furniture)
a. el sofá
(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).
When I have guests, they sleep in my bed and I sleep on the sofa.Cuando tengo huéspedes, ellos duermen en mi cama y yo duermo en el sofá.
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