Quick answer
"Loft" is a noun which is often translated as "la buhardilla", and "townhouse" is a noun which is often translated as "el ayuntamiento". Learn more about the difference between "loft" and "townhouse" below.
loft(
laft
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (room of a house)
a. la buhardilla
(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).
As we needed more space, we decided to convert the loft into a bedroom.Como necesitábamos más espacio, decidimos convertir la buhardilla en dormitorio.
b. el ático
(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).
On the top floor there's a spiral staircase that goes up to the loft.En el último piso, hay una escalera de caracol que sube al ático.
c. el desván
(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).
One rainy day I decided to clear all the junk out of the loft.Un día de lluvia decidí sacar todos los trastos viejos del desván.
d. el altillo
(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 house has a loft that would be ideal as a home office or a guest room.La casa tiene un altillo que sería ideal como oficina o cuarto de huéspedes.
2. (apartment)
a. el loft
(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).
A lot of the old warehouses in London's docks have been converted into lofts.Han convertido muchos de los antiguos almacenes del puerto de Londres en lofts.
3. (for hay)
a. el pajar
(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).
He went into the barn and climbed the ladder up to the loft where the hay was stored.Entró al granero y subió la escalera al pajar donde se guardaba el heno.
4. (for pigeons)
a. el palomar
(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).
Pigeons have a natural ability to find their way back to the loft.Las palomas tienen la habilidad natural de encontrar el camino de vuelta al palomar.
5. (in church)
a. la galería
(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 choir will be singing in the loft for this concert.El coro va a cantar este concierto en la galería.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to propel high in the air)
a. lanzar por lo alto
He lofted the ball over the goalkeeper's head to score a second goal.Lanzó el balón por lo alto, sobrevolando la cabeza del portero, para marcar un segundo gol.
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townhouse(
taun
-
haus
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general) (United Kingdom)
a. el ayuntamiento
(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).
William went to the townhouse to get a building permit.William se fue al ayuntamiento para conseguir un permiso de construcción.
b. la municipalidad
(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 council meets every first Thursday at the townhouse.El consejo se reúne cada primer jueves en la municipalidad.
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