Quick answer
"Width" is a noun which is often translated as "el ancho", and "height" is a noun which is often translated as "la altura". Learn more about the difference between "width" and "height" below.
width(
wihth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (measurement)
a. el ancho
(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 lot has a width of 12 meters.El terreno mide 12 metros de ancho.
b. la anchura
(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 boat has a width of seven feet.La lancha tiene una anchura de siete pies.
2. (swimming)
a. el ancho
(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).
Swim 30 widths to warm up before the race.Nada 30 anchos para calentarte antes de la carrera.
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height(
hayt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (measurement)
a. la altura
(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 height of the new building is impressive.La altura del nuevo edificio es impresionante.
b. la estatura
(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).
(person)
I'm not sure of his exact height, but he looks really tall.No sé cuál es su estatura exacta pero se ve muy alto.
c. el altitud
(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).
(above sea level)
The plane is flying at a height of 39,000 feet.El avión está volando a una altitud de 39,000 pies.
2. (peak)
a. la cima
(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).
Our president is at the height of his political career.Nuestro presidente está en la cima de su carrera política.
3. (limit)
a. el colmo
(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 magazine reached the height of madness with this article.La revista llegó al colmo de la locura con este artículo.
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