Quick answer
"Jersey" is a noun which is often translated as "la camiseta", and "pullover" is a noun which is often translated as "el suéter". Learn more about the difference between "jersey" and "pullover" 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. (clothing)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la camiseta
(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).
(sports)
Our jersey has an eagle and a snake on it.Nuestra camiseta trae un águila y una serpiente.
What color is their team's jersey?¿De qué color es la camiseta de su equipo?
2. (clothing) (United Kingdom)
a. el suéter
(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).
Put on your jersey. It's cold outside.Ponte el suéter que hace frío afuera.
b. el jersey
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Jerseys should be washed in cold water and not put in the dryer.Hay que lavar los jerséis en agua fría y no meterlos en la secadora.
3. (fabric)
a. el tejido de punto
(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 upper part of the dress is made of jersey.La parte de arriba del vestido está hecha de tejido de punto.
Jersey
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
4. (British island)
a. Jersey
Jersey is a British territory, but it is not part of the United Kingdom.Jersey es un territorio británico, pero no es parte del Reino Unido.
5. (U.S. state)
a. la Nueva Jersey
(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 know anyone from New England? - Yes, I have a friend who lives in Jersey.¿Conoces a alguien de Nueva Inglaterra? - Sí, tengo un amigo que vive en Nueva Jersey.
6. (cow breed)
a. la Jersey
(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).
Jerseys produce milk for many farms.Las Jerseys producen leche para muchos ranchos.
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pullover
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (clothing)
a. el suéter
(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).
Vincent was wearing a very stylish blue cashmere pullover.Vincent llevaba un suéter azul de cachemir muy elegante.
b. el pulóver
(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).
You should take a pullover with you. It's not very warm out.Deberías llevarte un pulóver. No hace mucho calor fuera.
c. el jersey
(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).
(Southern Cone)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
What a lovely pullover! Is it hand-knitted?¡Qué preciosidad de jersey! ¿Está tejido a mano?
d. la chompa
(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).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
I've pulled a thread in my new pullover.Me he enganchado la chompa nueva.
e. el buzo
(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).
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
(Southern Cone)
Do you think this pullover goes with these pants?¿Crees que este buzo combina con este pantalón?
f. la chomba
(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).
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Pack a couple of pullovers; the weather might turn cooler at this time of the year.Pon un par de chombas en la valija; el tiempo podría refrescar en esta época del año.
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