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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (baggage handler)
a. el maletero
(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)
, la maletera
(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 porter helped me get my luggage from the car to the check-in counter.El maletero me ayudó a llevar el equipaje del coche hasta el mostrador de facturación.
b. el mozo
(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)
, la moza
(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 porter loaded my bags onto the train.La moza subió las maletas al tren.
c. el changador
(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)
, la changadora
(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)
(Southern Cone)
A porter helped Luisa with her luggage.Un changador ayudó a Luisa con su equipaje.
d. el porteador
(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)
, la porteadora
(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)
(expedition)
Each scientist in the expedition to the south pole had three porters carrying supplies.En la expedición, cada científico contaba con tres porteadores para cargar los pertrechos.
2. (train attendant)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el camarero
(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)
, la camarera
(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)
While they were in the dining car, the porter changed the sheets.Mientras estaban en el coche comedor, el camarero les cambió las sábanas.
3. (dark beer)
a. la cerveza negra
(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)
We drank a very flavorful porter that was brewed in Belgium.Tomamos una cerveza negra muy sabrosa que fue elaborada en Bélgica.
4. (door attendant) (United Kingdom)
a. el portero
(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)
, la portera
(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 porter opened the door for Mr. Johnson.El portero le abrió la puerta al Sr. Johnson.
5. (orderly) (United Kingdom)
a. el camillero
(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)
, la camillera
(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)
They couldn't take the patient to the X-ray department because there were no porters available.No podían llevar al paciente a la sala de rayos X porque no había ningún camillero disponible.
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porter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (at station)
a. el mozo de equipaje
(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)
2. (at hotel)
a. el portero(a) m,f, conserje
(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)
la portero(a) m,f, conserje
(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)
3. (in hospital)
a. el celador(ora)
(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)
la celador(ora)
(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)
porter [ˈpɔːtəʳ]
noun
1 (Ferro) (Aer) maletero (m); mozo (m) de cuerda or de estación; changador (m); (S. Cone) (US) (Ferro) mozo (m) de los coches-cama; camarero (m); (LAm) (touting for custom) mozo (m) de cuerda;
2 (Britain) [of hotel, office etc] porteroaportera (m) (f);a portera
3 (Sherpa) porteador (m)
4 (in hospital) camilleroacamillera (m) (f);a camillera
5 (beer) cerveza (f) negra
modifier
porter's lodge (n) portería (f); conserjería (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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