Quick answer
"Flashlight" is a noun which is often translated as "la linterna", and "torch" is a noun which is often translated as "la antorcha". Learn more about the difference between "flashlight" and "torch" 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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torch(
tawrch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (burning stick)
a. la antorcha
(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).
The torches lit their way as they walked through the caverns.Las antorchas les iluminaban el paso mientras caminaban por las cavernas.
b. la tea
(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).
The soldiers arrived with torches to take him to the dungeon.Los soldados llegaron con teas para llevarlo al calabozo.
2. (tool)
a. el soplete
(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).
We're going to need a torch for the soldering work.Vamos a necesitar un soplete para el trabajo de soldadura.
3. (electric light) (United Kingdom)
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).
Have you got a torch? I can't see a thing.¿Tienes una linterna? No veo nada.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to set on fire)
a. incendiar
The crazed villagers torched the manor of the marquis.Los aldeanos enloquecidos incendiaron el señorío del marqués.
b. prender fuego a
He came home to find his girlfriend torching his clothes.Regresó a casa y encontró a su novia prendiéndole fuego a su ropa.
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