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"Loch" is a noun which is often translated as "el lago", and "lake" is a noun which is also often translated as "el lago". Learn more about the difference between "loch" and "lake" below.
loch
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lake) (United Kingdom)
a. el lago
(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 went sailing in Loch Ness in Edinburgh.Fuimos a navegar al lago Ness en Edimburgo.
2. (inlet) (United Kingdom)
a. la ría
(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 fishermen headed out to the open sea through Loch Ewe.Los pescadores salieron al mar abierto por la ría de Ewe.
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lake(
leyk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (body of water)
a. el lago
(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).
Lake Titicaca is the largest in South America.El lago Titicaca es el más grande de Sudamérica.
2. (pigment)
a. la laca
(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 altar's shine is due to the covering of lake.El brillo del altar se debe a la capa de laca.
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