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"Dormitorio" is a noun which is often translated as "bedroom", and "cafetera" is a noun which is often translated as "coffee maker". Learn more about the difference between "dormitorio" and "cafetera" below.
dormitorio(
dohr
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mee
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toh
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ryoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (room of a house)
a. bedroom
Mis dos hermanos menores duermen en el mismo dormitorio.My two younger brothers sleep in the same bedroom.
2. (school)
a. dormitory
A los estudiantes se les asignará un dormitorio cuando lleguen al colegio.Students will be allocated a dormitory on arrival at the school.
b. dorm
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Cuando estaba en el colegio, compartía el dormitorio con otras tres chicas.When I was in school, I had to share a dorm with three other girls.
3. (furniture)
a. bedroom suite
No pude encontrar un dormitorio a juego con mi colcha.I couldn't find a bedroom suite that goes with my quilt.
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cafetera(
kah
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feh
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teh
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rah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (electrical appliance)
a. coffee maker
Todas las habitaciones en este hotel cuentan con una cafetera y un minibar.There's a coffee maker and a minibar in every room of this hotel.
Esta cafetera hace un café excelente.This coffee maker makes excellent coffee.
b. coffee machine
Tengo que limpiar el filtro de la cafetera.I need to clean the coffee machine filter.
2. (receptacle)
a. coffee pot
Mi abuela me dio una cafetera de porcelana pero no la utilizo jamás.My grandmother gave me a china coffee pot, but I never use it.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
(old vehicle)
a. old jalopy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mis padres siguen viajando en su cafetera.My parents still go traveling in their old jalopy.
b. old banger
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
El mecánico dice que esta cafetera corre muy bien.The mechanic says that this old banger runs really well.
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