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"First floor" is a phrase which is often translated as "primer piso", and "ground floor" is a noun which is often translated as "la planta baja". Learn more about the difference between "first floor" and "ground floor" below.
first floor(
fuhrst
 
flawr
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. el primer piso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
It's not worth taking the elevator to the first floor.No vale la pena tomar el ascensor al primer piso.
b. la primera planta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My mother is in a ward on the first floor of the hospital.Mi madre está en una sala en la primera planta del hospital.
c. la planta baja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Reception is on the first floor, as you come into the building.La recepción está en la planta baja, al entrar al edificio.
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ground floor(
graund
 
flawr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. la planta baja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I would rather live in an apartment on the ground floor so that I don't have to climb stairs.Preferiría vivir en un apartamento de planta baja para no tener que subir escaleras.
b. el primer piso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
My office is on the second floor and there is a bodega on the ground floor of this building.Mi oficina está en el segundo piso y hay una bodega en el primer piso de este edificio.
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