light bulb

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Usage note
This word may also be written "lightbulb."
light bulb(
layt
 
buhlb
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. la bombilla
(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)
How many Juans does it take to screw in a light bulb? - Just Juan.¿Cuántos Juans hacen falta para cambiar una bombilla? - Juan Solo.
b. el foco
(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)
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I need to buy some more light bulbs for the lamps.Necesito comprar más focos para las lámparas.
c. el bombillo
(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)
(Andes)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
The room was lit by a single light bulb.Un solo bombillo alumbraba la habitación.
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