Quick answer
"Funeral" is a noun which is often translated as "el funeral", and "mortuary" is a noun which is often translated as "el depósito de cadáveres". Learn more about the difference between "funeral" and "mortuary" below.
funeral(
fyu
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nuh
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ruhl
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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 funeral
(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 whole family attended my cousin's funeral.Toda la familia fue al funeral de mi primo.
b. el entierro
(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 rained during my grandmother's funeral.Llovió durante el entierro de mi abuela.
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mortuary
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el depósito de cadáveres
(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 body was laid out on the slab in the mortuary.El cadáver estaba echado la mesa de autopsias en el depósito de cadáveres.
b. la morgue
(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).
Tony and Jane had to go to the hospital mortuary to identify their daughter's body.Tony y Jane tuvieron que ir a la morgue del hospital para identificar el cadáver de su hija.
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