Quick answer
"Luggage" is a noun which is often translated as "el equipaje", and "baggage" is a noun which is also often translated as "el equipaje". Learn more about the difference between "luggage" and "baggage" below.
luggage(
luh
-
gihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (suitcases)
a. el equipaje
(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).
Hand luggage is allowed in the cabin.El equipaje de mano está permitido en la cabina.
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baggage(
bah
-
gihj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (suitcases)
a. el equipaje
(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).
Have you checked your baggage yet?¿Ya has facturado tu equipaje?
2. (personal history)
a. el bagaje
(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 had some emotional baggage he had to deal with before getting into another romantic relationship.Tenía cierto bagaje emocional que debía resolver antes de iniciar otra relación amorosa.
3. (miitary)
a. el bagaje
(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 soldiers used camels to carry their baggage.Los soldados utilizaron camellos para cargar su bagaje.
4.
A word or phrase that is seldom used in contemporary language and is recognized as being from another decade, (e.g. cat, groovy).
(old-fashioned)
An offensive word or phrase used to degrade a person or group of people based on race, gender, sexual preference, etc. (e.g. ghetto).
(pejorative)
(repulsive woman)
a. la bruja
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Our son shall never marry a baggage like that!¡Nuestro hijo nunca se casará con semejante bruja!
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