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"Mesa" is a noun which is often translated as "table", and "silla" is a noun which is often translated as "chair". Learn more about the difference between "mesa" and "silla" below.
mesa(
meh
-
sah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (furniture)
a. table
Su nueva mesa de entrada está hecha de madera recuperada.Her new entry table is made of reclaimed wood.
b. desk
Me gusta tener mi mesa en el trabajo muy organizada.I like to keep my desk at work very tidy.
2. (group in charge)
a. committee
Lo han nombrado presidente de la mesa.He has been appointed chairman of the committee.
b. board
La mesa directiva se junta los viernes.The governing board meets on Fridays.
3. (geography)
a. plateau
Desde la mesa se podía ver todo el horizonte.We could see the whole horizon from the plateau.
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silla(
see
-
yah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (furniture)
a. chair
Me compré una silla muy cómoda para el escritorio.I bought a very comfortable chair for my desk.
b. seat
¿Esta silla está ocupada?Is this seat taken?
2. (horseback riding)
a. saddle
Su silla está hecha de cuero.Her saddle is made of leather.
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