la repisa
-the shelf
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (furniture)
a. shelf
La gata se soleaba en una repisa llena de libros.The cat was sunning itself on a shelf full of books.
b. ledge
Hay una botella llena de flores en la repisa.Theres's a bottle full of flowers on the ledge.
2. (chimney)
a. mantelpiece
¿Puedes poner estas fotos sobre la repisa?Can you put these two pictures on the mantelpiece?
3. (architecture)
a. corbel
La repisa estaba decorada con florituras.The corbel was decorated with curlicues.
b. bracket
Vamos a comprar repisas de metal y tablas para armar un librero.We're going to buy metal brackets and boards to make a bookcase.
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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. (estante)
a. shelf
2. (sobre chimenea)
a. mantelpiece
3. (architecture)
a. bracket
(estante) shelf
la repisa de la chimenea the mantelpiece; la repisa de la ventana the windowsill
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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