Quick answer
"Lounge" is a noun which is often translated as "el salón", and "sitting room" is a noun which is often translated as "la sala". Learn more about the difference between "lounge" and "sitting room" below.
lounge(
launj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (in public building)
a. 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).
She spent most of the day in the lounge with the other residents of the home.Pasaba la mayor parte del día en el salón con los otros residentes del asilo.
2. (in airport)
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).
Can you tell me where the lounge for first-class passengers is?¿Me puedes indicar dónde está ubicada la sala para pasajeros de primera clase?
3. (in private home) (United Kingdom)
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).
The house boasts a spacious lounge which opens onto a terrace.La casa cuenta con una amplia sala de estar que da a una terraza.
b. 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).
After lunch we went through to sit in the lounge.Después de comer pasamos a la sala a sentarnos.
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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The boys are watching TV in the lounge.Los chicos están viendo tele en el living.
d. 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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We're going to redecorate the lounge and buy a new sofa.Vamos a redecorar el salón y a comprar un sofá nuevo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to hang about)
a. holgazanear
I found them in the kitchen, where they were lounging and doing nothing, as usual.Los encontré en la cocina, holgazaneando sin hacer nada, como de costumbre.
b. gandulear
There were groups of young men on the street, lounging or drinking beer.Había grupos de jóvenes en la calle, ganduleando o tomando cerveza.
5. (to recline)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He lounged on the floor at her feet.Estaba repatingado en el piso a sus pies.
We were lounging in comfy chairs, watching the kids play.Estábamos apoltronados en sillones cómodos, viendo jugar a los niños
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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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