Quick answer
"Custodian" is a noun which is often translated as "el custodio", and "doorman" is a noun which is often translated as "el portero". Learn more about the difference between "custodian" and "doorman" 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. (concierge)
a. el custodio
(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 custodian of the park had to pick up all the garbage that the hikers had left behind.El custodio del parque tuvo que recoger toda la basura que los excursionistas habían dejado.
b. el guardián
(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).
, la guardiana
(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 custodian and the tour guide were the last ones to leave the castle that evening.El guardián y el guía fueron los últimos en marcharse del castillo esa tarde.
2. (janitor)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el conserje
(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).
, la conserje
(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).
Can you tell the custodian that this water fountain doesn't work?¿Le puedes decir al conserje que este bebedero no sirve?
b. el bedel
(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).
, la bedel
(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 janitor led the kindergartners to their classroom.El bedel llevó a los niños de kinder a su aula.
3. (curator)
a. el conservador
(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).
, la conservadora
(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).
Jacques is custodian of a large collection of French impressionist paintings.Jacques es el conservador de una gran colección de cuadros impresionistas franceses.
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A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(defender)
a. el guardián
(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).
, la guardiana
(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).
My mother was always the custodian of order in our household.Mi madre siempre fue la guardiana del orden en nuestra casa.
b. el custodio
(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 singer and activist is considered to be a custodian of morality.El cantante y activista es considerado un custodio de la moralidad.
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doorman
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (greeter)
a. el portero
(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).
, la portera
(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).
If you're a doorman at a big hotel, you may well get lots of tips.Si trabajas de portero en un gran hotel, es probable que recibas muchas propinas.
2. (bouncer)
a. el portero
(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).
Kenneth works as a doorman at a nightclub on Friday and Saturday nights and is always getting into fights.Kenneth trabaja de portero en un club nocturno los viernes y sábados por la noche, y siempre se está metiendo en peleas.
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