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"Sofá" is a noun which is often translated as "sofa", and "pared" is a noun which is often translated as "wall". Learn more about the difference between "sofá" and "pared" below.
sofá(
soh
-
fah
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (furniture)
a. sofa
Este sofá es muy cómodo.This sofa is very comfortable.
b. couch
Me quedé dormida en el sofá.I fell asleep on the couch.
c. settee
Pasó toda la tarde viendo televisión en el sofá.He spent all afternoon watching TV on the settee.
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pared(
pah
-
rehd
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (architecture)
a. wall
Colgamos la foto de la familia en la pared.We hung the family photo on the wall.
2. (anatomy)
a. wall
Una perforación nasal aumenta el riesgo de necrosis de la pared nasal.A pierced nose increases the risk of nasal wall necrosis.
3. (side of a hill or mountain)
a. face
Se prepararon durante dos años para escalar la pared sureste de El Capitán.They prepared for two years to scale the southeastern face of El Capitan.
4. (soccer)
a. one-two
Messi hizo una pared con Neymar y chutó hacia la portería.Messi played a one-two with Neymar and shot at goal.
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