Quick answer
"Jersey" is a noun which is often translated as "la camiseta", and "sweater" is a noun which is often translated as "el suéter". Learn more about the difference between "jersey" and "sweater" below.
jersey(
juhr
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zi
)
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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sweater(
sweh
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duhr
)
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).
My wool sweater shrunk in the washing machine.Mi suéter de lana se encogió en la lavadora.
Put on your sweater. It's cold outside.Ponte el suéter que hace frío afuera.
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).
I bought this wool sweater yesterday.Me compré este pulóver de lana ayer.
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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I love your blue sweater. Is it cashmere?Me encanta tu jersey azul. ¿Es cachemir?
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 Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
I'm knitting a sweater for my son.Estoy tejiendo una chompa para mi hijo.
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