Quick answer
"Courtyard" is a noun which is often translated as "el patio", and "patio" is a noun which is also often translated as "el patio". Learn more about the difference between "courtyard" and "patio" below.
courtyard(
kawrt
-
yard
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (architecture)
a. el patio
(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).
In Ancient Rome, houses used to be built around a central courtyard.En la Antigua Roma, las casas solían construirse alrededor de un patio central.
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patio(
pah
-
di
-
o
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (architecture)
a. el patio
(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).
Let's take the chairs to the patio so we can stargaze and enjoy the summer breeze.Llevemos las sillas al patio para ver las estrellas y disfrutar de la brisa de verano.
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