Listen to an audio pronunciation
vs
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Quick answer
"Estantería" is a noun which is often translated as "shelving", and "pasillo" is a noun which is often translated as "hall". Learn more about the difference between "estantería" and "pasillo" below.
estantería(
ehs
-
tahn
-
teh
-
ree
-
ah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (furniture)
a. shelving
No tenemos bastantes estanterías en el apartamento.There isn't enough shelving in the apartment.
b. shelves (plural)
Limpia el polvo de la estantería todas las semanas.He dusts the shelves every week.
c. bookcase (for books)
La Biblia no está en la estantería.The Bible is not in the bookcase.
d. bookshelves (plural)
En la estantería hay fotos de mis años de atleta.There are pictures from my athlete years on the bookshelves.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
pasillo(
pah
-
see
-
yoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (passage)
a. hall
El baño está al final del pasillo a la derecha.The bathroom is at the end of the hall to the right.
b. corridor
Los estudiantes se quedaron platicando en el pasillo.The students stood around chatting in the corridor.
c. hallway
Tenemos fotos de nuestros hijos colgadas en el pasillo.We have pictures of our children hanging in the hallway.
2. (walkway between seats or shelves)
a. aisle
El pan se encuentra en el pasillo número nueve.The bread can be found in aisle nine.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS