el carpintero, la carpintera(
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (profession)
a. carpenter
Un carpintero hizo la mesa.A carpenter made the table.
b. joiner (of windows and doors)
Si quieres componer el marco de la puerta, vas a tener que contratar un carpintero.If you want to fix the doorframe, you're going to have to hire a joiner.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
2. (animal)
a. woodpecker
El repiqueteo del carpintero es tan fuerte que no me deja dormir la siesta.The drumming of the woodpecker is so loud that I can't take a nap.
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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. (de muebles y utensilios)
a. carpenter
2. (de puertas y ventanas)
a. joiner
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1 (Técnica) carpenter
carpintero de blanco joiner
carpintero de buque ship's carpenter; shipwright
carpintero de carretas carpintero de prieto cartwright; wheelwright
carpintero de ribera
carpintero de buque See culture box in entry carpintero.
2 (Ornitología) woodpecker
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