ledge

ledge(
lehj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (architecture)
a. el alféizar
(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).
(M)
A pair of pigeons landed on the ledge outside my office window.Un par de palomas se posaron en el alféizar afuera de la ventana de mi oficina.
b. la cornisa
(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).
(F)
The desperate man stepped toward the ledge of the roof.El hombre desesperado dio un paso hacia la cornisa del techo.
c. la repisa
(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).
(F)
The model sat on the ledge of the window so they could take her photo against the light.La modelo se sentó en la repisa de la ventana para que tomaran su foto a contraluz.
2. (furniture)
a. la repisa
(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).
(F)
The ledge we chose to go above the fireplace is made of oak.La repisa que escogimos para la chimenea está hecha de roble.
b. el anaquel
(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).
(M)
Ethel had her collectible figurines displayed on a ledge in her wardrobe.Ethel tenía sus figuritas coleccionables expuestas en un anaquel de su armario.
3. (geology)
a. el saliente
(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).
(M)
A narrow ledge jutted out from the side of the cliff.Un saliente angosto sobresalía de la ladera del acantilado.
b. la saliente
(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).
(F)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
The descent down the ledge was quite slow.El descenso por la saliente era muy lento.
c. la cornisa
(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).
(F)
The eagle had built its nest on an isolated ledge on the mountainside.El águila había construido su nido en una cornisa aislada en la ladera de la montaña.
d. el arrecife
(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).
(M)
(underwater)
The little sloop went aground on a ledge off the island.La pequeña balandra se encalló en un arrecife cerca de la isla.
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ledge
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (shelf)
a. la repisa
(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).
(F)
2. (on cliff)
a. el saliente
(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).
(M)
3. (of window)
a. el alféizar
(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).
(M)
4. (on building)
a. la cornisa
(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).
(F)
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ledge [ledʒ]
noun
(on wall, of window) alféizar (m); repisa (f); anaquel (m); (shelf) (on mountain) saliente (m); cornisa (f)
on wall, inside of window on outside of window
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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