Listen to an audio pronunciation
vs
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Quick answer
"Wood" is a noun which is often translated as "la madera", and "lumber" is a noun which is also often translated as "la madera". Learn more about the difference between "wood" and "lumber" below.
wood(
wood
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. la madera
(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 Jacksons built their house of wood.Los Jackson construyeron su casa de madera.
b. la leña
(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).
(firewood)
Throw some more wood on the fire.Échale más leña a la fogata.
2. (forested area)
a. el bosque
(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).
There are black bears in this wood.Hay osos negros en este bosque.
3. (golf)
a. el palo de madera
(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 chose a wood for the third hole.Él eligió un palo de madera para el tercer hoyo.
4.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(erection)
a. la erección
(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).
He woke up with morning wood.Se despertó con una erección por la mañana.
woods
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (forested area)
a. el bosque
(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).
Do you want to take a walk through the woods?¿Quieres dar un paseo por el bosque?
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
lumber
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (material)
a. la madera
(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).
We cut down trees for lumber to build a cabin in the woods.Talamos árboles para conseguir madera para construir una cabaña en el bosque.
b. los maderos
(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).
We could save the forests if we relied less on lumber.Podríamos salvar los bosques si dependiéramos menos de los maderos.
2. (junk) (United Kingdom)
a. los cachivaches
(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).
I need to park my car in the garage, so please move your lumber out of there.Tengo que estacionar mi carro en el garaje, así que por favor saca tus cachivaches de allí.
b. los trastos
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
The spare room is full of lumber.El cuarto de invitados está lleno de trastos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to move awkwardly)
a. avanzar pesadamente
The gorilla lumbered towards the wall of its cage to see the visitors of the zoo.El gorila avanzó pesadamente hacia la pared de su jaula para ver a los visitantes del zoológico.
b. caminar pesadamente
The delivery man lumbered with a ton of packages.El repartidor caminó pesadamente con un montón de paquetes.
4. (to cut trees)
a. aserrar
I'm working as an apprentice to a lumberjack so I can learn to lumber.Estoy trabajando como aprendiz con un leñador para poder aprender a aserrar.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to cut trees)
a. talar
The lumberjacks lumbered half of the forest and sent the trees to the mill.Los leñadores talaron la mitad del bosque y enviaron los árboles al aserradero.
6. (to fill)
a. abarrotar
He lumbered his desk drawer with papers and we were unable to open it.Había abarrotado el cajón de su escritorio de papeles y no podíamos abrirlo.
7. (to burden) (United Kingdom)
a. cargar
I was lumbered with the unfortunate task of telling Maria that her dog had died.Me cargaron con la desgraciada tarea de decirle a María que su perro había muerto.
b. endilgar
My sister went away on a business trip this weekend, so she lumbered me with her pets.Mi hermana se fue de viaje de negocios este fin de semana, así que me endilgó a sus mascotas.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español  |  Mobile site
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS