Quick answer
"Dibujo" is a noun which is often translated as "drawing", and "pinto" is an adjective which is often translated as "spotted". Learn more about the difference between "dibujo" and "pinto" below.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (illustration)
a. drawing
Ese dibujo hermoso en el refrigerador es el trabajo de mi sobrina.That beautiful drawing on the refrigerator is my niece's work.
2. (activity)
a. drawing
Nunca he sido muy buena para el dibujo, pero estoy tomando un curso.I've never been very good at drawing, but I'm taking a class.
3. (design)
a. pattern
El dibujo en tu bufanda es muy bonito, pero ¿qué es?The pattern on your scarf is very pretty, but what is it?
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (having irregular patches)
a. spotted
Teníamos un gato negro y otro pinto.We had a black cat and a spotted one.
b. piebald (horse)
Se dedican a la cría de caballos pintos.They raise piebald horses.
c. pinto (horse)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Ganó la carrera el caballo pinto.The pinto horse won the race.
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