planta
planta(
plahn
-
tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (botany)
a. plant
Tengo la casa llena de plantas.My house is full of plants.
2. (factory)
a. plant
Mi hermano trabaja en una planta depuradora.My brother works at a water purification plant.
3. (personnel)
a. staff
El colegio cuenta con una planta de 35 docentes.The school has a staff of 35 teachers.
4. (architecture)
a. floor
¿En qué planta vives?What floor do you live on?
b. story
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Este edificio tiene 20 plantas.This building is 20 stories high.
c. storey (United Kingdom)
El bloque de apartamentos donde vive Susana tiene solo tres plantas.The apartment block where Susana lives is only three storeys high.
5. (design)
a. plan
¿Has visto la planta para la nueva obra?Have you seen the plan for the new building?
6. (anatomy)
a. sole
Tengo una ampolla en la planta del pie derecho.I've got a blister on the sole of my right foot.
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planta
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (vegetal)
a. plant
planta de interiorhouse plant
2. (fábrica)
a. plant
planta depuradorapurification plant
planta desalinizadoradesalination plant
planta de envase o envasadorapackaging plant
planta de montajeassembly plant
3. (piso)
a. floor
4. (del pie)
a. sole
5. (expresiones)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
de nueva plantabrand new
tener buena plantato be good-looking
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planta
(Botánica) plant
planta carnívora carnivorous plant
planta de interior indoor plant; houseplant
planta de Navidad poinsettia
planta
1 (piso) floor
vivo en la tercera planta I live on the third floor; un edificio de tres plantas a three-storey building
planta baja ground o first floor; (EEUU)
una ventana de la planta baja
planta noble function suite
2 (Archit) (plano) ground plan
construir un edificio de (nueva) planta to build a completely new building
3 (also planta del pie) the sole of the foot
asentar sus plantas en to install o.s. in
4 (aspecto)
de buena planta fine-looking
5 (fábrica) plant
planta de embotellado bottling plant
planta de enlatado canning factory
planta de ensamblaje assembly plant
planta depuradora water purification plant
planta de tratamiento térmico (waste) incineration plant
planta piloto pilot plant
planta potabilizadora waterworks
singular
; (s)
water treatment plant
6 (Baile) (Esgrima) position (of the feet)
7 (plan) plan; programme; program; (EEUU) scheme
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Phrases with "planta"
Here are the most popular phrases with "planta." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
planta baja
first floor
en la planta baja
on the ground floor
en la planta baja hay
on the first floor there is, on the first floor there are
¿Qué cuartos están en la planta baja?
What rooms are on the first floor?
planta alta
top floor
El tomate se introdujo a Europa como planta ornamental.
Tomatoes were introduced in Europe as ornamental plants.
¿Cómo pasas al primer piso desde la planta baja?
How do you get to the first floor from the ground floor?
la encontré triste porque la semana pasada su planta de tomates
I found her sad because last week her tomato plant
los cuartos de la planta baja son privados
the rooms on the first floor are private
planta del pie
sole of the foot
una planta, animal o persona desaparece cuando deja de existir
a plant, an animal, or a person disappears when they stop existing
él dijo que estaba triste por la planta de tomates
he said that he was sad about the tomato plant
la planta de la abuela
Grandma's plant
cómo pasas al primer piso desde la planta baja
how do you get to the first floor from the ground floor
te lleva desde la planta baja al décimo piso
takes you from the ground floor to the tenth floor
para subir de la planta baja al primer piso, usamos
to go up from the ground floor to the first floor, we use
para subir de la planta baja al primer piso, usas
to go up from the ground floor to the first floor, you use
planta medicinal
medicinal plant
el dormitorio no está en la planta baja
the bedroom is not on the first floor
un material que proviene de una planta
a material that comes from a plant
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