Usage note
The plural of “wharf” is “wharves” or “wharfs.”
wharf
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (nautical)
a. el embarcadero
(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).
We went to the wharf to buy some fresh fish from today's catch.Fuimos al embarcadero para comprar pescado fresco de la pesca de hoy.
b. el muelle
(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).
The sailors disembarked at the wharf.Los marineros desembarcaron en el muelle.
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wharf
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el embarcadero
(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).
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wharf [wɔːf]
noun
wharfs wharves [wɔːvz] muelle (m); embarcadero (m)
ex wharf franco en el muelle; price ex wharf precio (m) franco de muelle
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