Quick answer
"Flea market" is a noun which is often translated as "el mercadillo", and "swap meet" is a noun which is often translated as "la reunión de intercambio". Learn more about the difference between "flea market" and "swap meet" below.
flea market(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el mercadillo
(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).
I usually buy my furniture at the flea market. It's so cheap!Suelo comprar muebles en el mercadillo. ¡Es tan barato!
b. el mercado de pulgas
(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 art at the flea market is always so strange.El arte en el mercado de pulgas siempre es tan extraño.
c. el rastro
(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 Spain
(Spain)
Would you ever buy electronics at the flea market?¿Comprarías productos electrónicos en el rastro?
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swap meet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la reunión de intercambio
(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).
Our monthly swap meet will be held next week at St. Peter's Park.Nuestra reunión de intercambio mensual se celebrará la semana próxima en St. Peter's Park.
b. el mercadillo
(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).
I bought this jacket at a swap meet for $10.Compré esta chaqueta en un mercadillo por $10.
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