Quick answer
"Flashlight" is a noun which is often translated as "la linterna", and "lantern" is a noun which is often translated as "el farol". Learn more about the difference between "flashlight" and "lantern" below.
flashlight(
flahsh
-
layt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (torch)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la linterna
(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 emergency kit includes a flashlight, bandages, a compass, and a knife.En mi kit de emergencia hay una linterna, vendas, una brújula y un cuchillo.
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lantern(
lahn
-
tuhrn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lamp)
a. el farol
(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).
The entrance was lit by a lantern which hung from a hook above the door.La entrada estaba illuminada por un farol que colgaba de un gancho por encima de la puerta.
b. la linterna
(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).
At the end of the celebrations, hundreds of paper lanterns were released into the night sky.Al terminar los festejos, se soltaron centenares de linternas de papel en el cielo nocturno.
c. el fanal
(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).
(of lighthouse)
Just below the lantern is a narrow walkway around the lighthouse.Justo debajo del fanal hay un pasillo estrecho alrededor del faro.
2. (architecture)
a. la linterna
(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).
In the center of the roof above the apse is a lantern with stained glass windows.En el centro del techo por encima del ábside, hay una linterna con ventanas de vidrio de colores.
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