A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (store where books are sold)
a. bookstore
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tenemos que ir a la librería a comprar libros.We need to go to the bookstore to buy books.
b. bookshop (United Kingdom)
La librería universitaria cuenta con más de 20,000 títulos en existencia.The university bookshop has over 20,000 titles in stock.
2. (store where stationery is sold)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. stationary store
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Si necesitas una libreta y un bolígrafo, tendremos que ir a la librería.If you need a notebook and a pen, we'll have to go to the stationery store.
b. stationer's (United Kingdom)
En esta librería venden todo el material necesario para pintar y dibujar.This stationer's sells all the material necessary for painting and drawing.
3. (furniture)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. bookcase
Quiero mandar hacer una librería nueva para el despacho.I want to have a new bookcase made for the office.
4. (collection of books)
a. library
Su librería personal es muy extensa.His personal library is very extensive.
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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. (tienda)
a. bookshop
b. bookstore
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (mueble)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. bookcase
3. (computers)
a. library
1 (tienda) bookshop; bookstore; (EEUU)
librería anticuaria librería de antiguo antiquarian bookshop
librería de ocasión librería de viejo secondhand bookshop
2 (estante) bookcase; (biblioteca) library
3 (comercio) book trade
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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