Quick answer
"Living room" is a noun which is often translated as "la sala de estar", and "sitting room" is a noun which is often translated as "la sala". Learn more about the difference between "living room" and "sitting room" 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. (general)
a. la sala de estar
(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).
My family likes to relax in the living room.A mi familia le gusta relajarse en la sala de estar.
b. el salón
(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).
We're going to have the party in the living room.Vamos a hacer la fiesta en el salón.
c. la sala
(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 want to eat in the kitchen or in the living room?¿Quieres comer en la cocina o en la sala?
d. la estancia
(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).
We spend a lot of time in the living room because it's the most comfortable room in the house.Pasamos mucho tiempo en la estancia porque es la habitación más cómoda de la casa.
e. el cuarto de estar
(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).
Their house has a really big living room.Su casa tiene un cuarto de estar muy amplio.
f. el living
(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 South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Could you put these magazines in the living room?¿Podrías poner estas revistas en el living?
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sitting room
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la sala
(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).
We talked to our guests for an hour in the sitting room before supper.Hablamos con nuestros huéspedes una hora en la sala antes de cenar.
b. el salón
(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).
Ana won't let her kids in the sitting room to avoid it getting dirty.Ana no deja que sus hijos entren en el salón para evitar que se ensucie.
c. el living
(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 South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Everybody sat in the sitting room while I prepared drinks in the kitchen.Todos se sentaron en el living mientras yo preparaba bebidas en la cocina.
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