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"Gym" is a noun which is often translated as "el gimnasio", and "spa" is a noun which is often translated as "el balneario". Learn more about the difference between "gym" and "spa" below.
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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. (building)
a. el gimnasio
(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).
This gym has very good personal trainers.Este gimnasio tiene entrenadores personales muy buenos.
2. (class period)
a. la gimnasia
(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 don't have gym today because of the school assembly.No tenemos gimnasia hoy por la asamblea escolar.
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spa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (place to relax)
a. el balneario
(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 members of the spa that's on your street.Somos socios del balneario que está en tu calle.
b. el spa
(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).
My sister planned a day at the spa for my bachelorette party.Mi hermana planificó un día en el spa para mi despedida de soltera.
2. (town)
a. el balneario
(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).
Many people visit the town because it's a well-known spa.Mucha gente visita el pueblo porque es un balneario conocido.
3. (geography)
a. el manantial
(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).
There's a spa at the top of the mountain, and people go bathe in its hot waters.Hay un manantial en la cima de la montaña y la gente va a bañarse en sus aguas calientes.
4. (bathtub)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el jacuzzi
(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).
Their apartment in Manhattan has a spa.Su departamento en Manhattan tiene jacuzzi.
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