Quick answer
"Luggage" is a noun which is often translated as "el equipaje", and "suitcase" is a noun which is often translated as "la maleta". Learn more about the difference between "luggage" and "suitcase" 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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suitcase(
sut
-
keys
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (piece of luggage)
a. la maleta
(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).
I cannot lift my suitcase, it is too heavy.No puedo mover la maleta de lo pesada que es.
b. la valija
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
My suitcase was lost at the airport.Se me perdió la valija en el aeropuerto.
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