Quick answer
"Flute" is a noun which is often translated as "la flauta", and "recorder" is a noun which is often translated as "la grabadora". Learn more about the difference between "flute" and "recorder" below.
flute(
flut
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (musical instrument)
a. la flauta
(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'm learning how to play "Yesterday" on the flute.Estoy aprendiendo a tocar "Yesterday" con la flauta.
2. (vessel)
a. la copa de champán
(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 brought the flutes for the toast.Traje las copas de champán para el brindis.
b. la copa de flauta
(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).
He was puzzled when the head waiter told him to bring over the flutes.Se quedó desconcertado cuando el mâitre le dijo que trajera las copas de flauta.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (architecture)
a. acanalar
The workers fluted all the columns of the palace.Los obreros acanalaron todas las columnas del palacio.
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recorder(
rih
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kawr
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duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (electronics)
a. la grabadora
(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).
A good journalist always carries a recorder on him just in case. Un buen periodista siempre lleva una grabadora encima por si acaso.
b. el magnetófono
(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).
(tape)
Lots of students use recorders to tape the famous professor's lectures. Muchos alumnos usan magnetófonos para grabar las clases del profesor famoso.
2. (musical instrument)
a. la flauta dulce
(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).
Do you play flute or recorder?Tocas flauta travesera o flauta dulce?
3. (law) (United Kingdom)
a. el juez municipal
(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).
, la juez municipal
(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).
We'll let the case be decided by the recorder.Dejaremos que el juez municipal decida el caso.
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