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"Jail cell" is a noun which is often translated as "la celda", and "prison cell" is a noun which is also often translated as "la celda". Learn more about the difference between "jail cell" and "prison cell" below.
jail cell
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la celda
(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).
When trouble broke out among the inmates, Robbie was glad to be locked up in his jail cell.Cuando estallaba conflicto entre los reclusos, Robbie estaba contento de estar encerrado dentro de la celda.
b. la celda de la cárcel
(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 conditions in the jail cells were appalling.Las condiciones en las celdas de la cárcel eran terribles.
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prison cell
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la celda
(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).
When I find you, I will make sure that you spend the rest of your life in a prison cell.Cuando te encuentre, me aseguraré de que pases el resto de tu vida en una celda.
b. el calabozo
(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 average prison cell is six feet by eight feet.El calabozo promedio mide seis pies por ocho.
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