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"Dormitorio" is a noun which is often translated as "bedroom", and "vivienda" is a noun which is often translated as "house". Learn more about the difference between "dormitorio" and "vivienda" below.
dormitorio(
dohr
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mee
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toh
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ryoh
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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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vivienda(
bee
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byehn
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dah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (dwelling)
a. house
Mis abuelos tienen otra vivienda en Monterrey.My grandparents have another house in Monterrey.
b. home
Estamos ahorrando para la entrega inicial de nuestra primera vivienda como pareja.We're saving for a down payment on our first home as a couple.
c. dwelling
Hay muchas viviendas abandonadas en zonas de guerra.There are many abandoned dwellings in war zones.
2. (shelter)
a. housing
El ayuntamiento ha aprobado nuevas normas de vivienda pública.Local government has passed new regulations on public housing.
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