Quick answer
"Janitor" is a noun which is often translated as "el/la conserje", and "concierge" is a noun which is also often translated as "el/la conserje". Learn more about the difference between "janitor" and "concierge" below.
janitor(
jah
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nih
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duhr
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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. (occupation)
a. el conserje
(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 conserje
(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 janitor sweeps the hallways every day.El conserje barre los pasillos todos los días.
b. el portero
(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 portera
(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 janitor keeps the common areas of the apartment building clean.El portero mantiene limpias las áreas comunes del edificio de apartamentos.
c. el bedel
(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 bedela
(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).
(in a school)
My sister used to be a janitor in an elementary school in San Diego.Mi hermana era una bedela en una primaria en San Diego.
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concierge(
kan
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si
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uhrzh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (hotel employee)
a. el conserje
(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 conserje
(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've left the documents with the concierge at the hotel for you.Te dejé los documentos con el conserje del hotel.
b. el portero
(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 portera
(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 concierge greeted the guests and welcomed them to the inn.El portero saludó a los huéspedes y les dio la bienvenida a la posada.
2. (building manager)
a. el conserje
(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 conserje
(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).
Did you tell the concierge about the leaky pipe in our apartment?¿Le dijiste al conserje que una tubería está goteando en nuestro apartamento?
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