Quick answer
"Countertop" is a noun which is often translated as "la cubierta", and "kitchen counter" is a noun which is also often translated as "la cubierta". Learn more about the difference between "countertop" and "kitchen counter" 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. (kitchen work surface)
a. la cubierta
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My daughter likes to sit on the kitchen countertop and watch me cook.A mi hija le gusta sentarse en la cubierta de la cocina y observarme cocinar.
b. la encimera
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We installed a red countertop to contrast with the gray cabinets.Instalamos una encimera roja para hacer contraste con los armarios grises.
c. la mesada
(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).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Oops! I left the grocery list on the kitchen countertop.¡Ups! Dejé la lista del súper en la mesada de la cocina.
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kitchen counter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la cubierta
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Don't put the pot directly on the kitchen counter or it will leave a mark.No pongas la olla directamente sobre la cubierta que la marcará.
b. la mesada
(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).
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
I'm the only one who ever seems to clear the kitchen counter.Parece que nadie recoge la mesada más que yo.
c. la encimera
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I need to polish and oil the kitchen counter because it's not looking great.Tengo que pulir y darle aceite a la encimera porque se ve muy mal.
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