A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (residence)
a. home
La tormenta los dejó sin hogar.The storm left them without a home.
2. (shared living space)
a. household
Hijo, no se habla así en este hogar.Son, we don't speak like that in this household.
3. (part of a chimney)
a. fireplace
La casa tiene un hogar grande en la sala de estar.The house has a large fireplace in the living room.
b. hearth
Colgaron los calcetines al lado del hogar.They hung their stockings by the hearth.
4. (subject)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. home economics
Vamos a construir escritorios en la clase de hogar.We're going to build desks in home economics class.
5. (refuge)
a. shelter
Su sueño es abrir un hogar para animales abandonados.Her dream is to open a shelter for abandoned animals.
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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. (casa)
a. home
2. (unidad famliar)
a. household
su marido trabaja fuera y ella se ocupa del hogarher husomebodyand goes out to work and she's a housewife
más de la mitad de los hogares del paísin more than half of the households in the country
los jóvenes sin hogaryoung homeless people
hogar dulce hogarhome sweet home
hogar de acogidafoster home
3. (de chimenea)
a. fireplace
4. (de horno, cocina)
a. grate
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1 (casa) home
dejó el hogar familiar a los veinte años he left home at the age of twenty; artículos del o para el hogar household goods; labores del hogar housework; se han quedado sin hogar they have become homeless; hogar, dulce hogar home, sweet home
hogar conyugal conjugal home
hogar de acogida (para huérfanos, refugiados) home
hogar de ancianos old folk's home; old people's home
hogar del pensionista senior citizens' social club
2 (chimenea) hearth (literario)
se sentaron al calor del hogar they sat around the fire; se recuperó al calor del hogar he recuperated in the comfort of his own home
3 (Técnica) furnace; (Ferro) firebox
4 (España) (Educación) home economics
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