balcony

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balcony(
bahl
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kuh
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ni
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (architecture)
a. el balcón
(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).
(small)
She went out to the balcony to water her plants.Salió al balcón para regar sus plantas.
b. la terraza
(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).
(large)
You can see the whole city from my balcony.Puedes ver toda la ciudad desde mi terraza.
2. (theater)
a. el anfiteatro
(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).
Are you going to the concert? - Yes. We'll be up in the balcony if you want to join us.¿Van al concierto? - Sí. Estaremos en el anfiteatro si nos quieren acompañar.
b. la galería
(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 like to sit in the balcony because you can see the stage better.Me gusta sentarme en la galería porque se ve mejor el escenario.
c. el gallinero
(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).
Actually, I think the acoustics are better up here in the balcony.De hecho, creo que la acústica es mejor aquí arriba en el gallinero.
d. la platea alta
(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 only seats left are on the balcony.Los únicos asientos que quedan están en la platea alta.
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balcony
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (small)
a. el balcón
(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).
2. (larger)
a. la terraza
(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).
3. (in theater)
a. el anfiteatro
(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).
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balcony [ˈbælkənɪ]
noun
balcón (m); (interior) also (Teat) galería (f); (large) terraza (f)
first/second balcony (US) (Teat) primer/segundo piso (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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