A house is always a casa, but an apartment is un departamento in Argentina and un apartamento in Uruguay, or, in both countries, un piso.

 el pasillo = the corridor

el living = the living room

el comedor = the dining room

un cuarto = a room / bedroom

el fondo = the back yard

la claraboya = the skylight

la azotea = the roof terrace

el sótano = the basement

alquilar = to rent

un compañero / una compañera de piso = a flatmate

el dueño / la dueña = the landlord / landlady

Los muebles = The furniture

el revistero = magazine rack

el sofá = couch

el sillón = armchair

la silla = chair

el teléfono = phone

el almohadón = cushion

 el microondas = microwave

el horno = oven

las ollas = pots / pans

los cubiertos (el tenedor, el cuchillo, la cuchara) = cutlery (fork, knife, spoon)

la batidora = whisk

la licuadora = liquidiser

la heladera = the fridge

el trapo = cloth

la cama = bed

la mesita de luz = bedside table

la lamparita = lamp

el armario = wardrobe

los cajones = drawers

las mantas = bed linen

el escritorio = desk

el wáter = toilet

el espejo = mirror

la pileta = basin

el vidé = bidet

la ducha = shower

la toalla = towel

 

 

 

Any questions? If you’re not sure about the content of today’s class or have something to add, leave us a comment below and we’ll get back to you. Your questions and comments will help other students too. Our Spanish immersion programs at La Herradura in Uruguay and Spain teach you an international form of Spanish, but the teachers are all native speakers and will offer guidance on local expressions and words.

Coming up next… Class 16: Family | La familia

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