Listen to an audio pronunciation
vs
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Quick answer
"Estatura" is a noun which is often translated as "height", and "talla" is a noun which is often translated as "size". Learn more about the difference between "estatura" and "talla" below.
estatura(
ehs
-
tah
-
too
-
rah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (dimension)
a. height
Soy un hombre de estatura media.I am a man of average height.
2. (category)
a. stature
Alejandro Magno estudió bajo un hombre de la estatura intelectual de Aristóteles.Alexander the Great studied under a man of the intellectual stature of Aristotle.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
talla(
tah
-
yah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (clothing)
a. size
Edna usa una talla seis de vestidos y una talla siete de zapatos.Edna wears a size six dress and size seven shoes.
2. (artwork)
a. carving (wood)
Andrés hizo una talla de un pez de un pedazo de secuoya.Andres made a carving of a fish from a piece of sequoia.
b. cutting (jewel)
La talla del Diamante Hope fue encargada por el rey Louis XIV en 1668.The cutting of the Hope Diamond was ordered by King Louis XIV in 1668.
c. sculpture (stone)
Tienes que poder ver la talla dentro del mármol antes de empezar.You have to be able to see the sculpture inside the marble before beginning.
3. (of a person)
a. height
La enfermera midió mi talla y mi peso y calculó mi índice de masa corporal.The nurse measured my height and weight and calculated my body mass index.
4. (moral and intellectual)
a. stature
A pesar de su falta de estatura, es un hombre de gran talla.Despite his lack of height, he is a man of great stature.
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