Quick answer
"Other side" is a phrase which is often translated as "otro lado", and "left" is a noun which is often translated as "la izquierda". Learn more about the difference between "other side" and "left" below.
other side
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (other edge)
a. el otro lado
(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 other side of the building was damaged in a fire.El otro lado del edificio se dañó en un incendio.
b. el otro margen
(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 lives in a house on the other side of the river.Vive en una casa al otro margen del río.
c. el otro costado
(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 island is so small that you can walk to the other side in one morning.La isla es tan pequeña que se puede caminar al otro costado en una mañana.
d. la otra orilla
(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).
(of a river)
The fog is so thick today that I can't see the other side of the river.La niebla es tan espesa hoy que no puedo ver la otra orilla del río.
e. la otra ladera
(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).
(of a mountain)
You can see the ocean from the other side of the mountain.Se puede ver el océano desde la otra ladera de la montaña.
f. la otra falda
(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).
(of a mountain)
There is a small town on the other side of the mountain.Hay un pueblito en la otra falda de la montaña.
2. (other part)
a. la otra cara
(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).
There is an eagle on the other side of the coin.Hay un águila en la otra cara de la moneda.
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left(
lehft
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (direction)
a. la izquierda
(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).
You will see the school on the left.Verás la escuela a la izquierda.
2. (politics)
a. la izquierda
(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 have always said that that reporter's views are far to the left.Siempre he dicho que las opiniones de ese periodista son muy de la izquierda.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (left-hand)
a. izquierdo
She broke her left arm playing basketball.Se rompió el brazo izquierdo jugando baloncesto.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4. (toward the opposite of right)
a. a la izquierda
Turn left at the traffic light.Gira a la izquierda en el semáforo.
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