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"Lamppost" is a noun which is often translated as "el farol", and "streetlight" is a noun which is often translated as "la farola". Learn more about the difference between "lamppost" and "streetlight" below.
lamppost
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el farol
(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 girl stood next to a lamppost waiting for her ride.La chica estaba parada junto a un farol esperando a que la recogieran.
b. la farola
(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).
La Rambla is lined with beautiful, ornate lampposts.La Rambla está bordeada con bonitas farolas ornamentadas.
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streetlight
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la farola
(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).
All of the streetlights are turned on except for that one.Todas las farolas están prendidas con excepción de ésa.
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