Wednesday, 27 June 2012

Piscina


Today's WOTD is: "piscina" = swimming pool

In Spanish, the noun "piscina" is a feminine noun of Latin origin which means swimming pool.

Some commonly used expressions containing the words "piscina" are:
  • Piscina al aire libre (open air/ outdoor swimming pool);
  • Piscina climatizada (heated swimming pool);
  • Piscina cubierta (covered/ indoor swimming pool);
  • Piscina olímpica (olympic-sized swimming pool);


Some examples of the use of the word "piscina" are:
  • Tenemos piscina al aire libre (we have an outdoor swimming pool);
  • No hay piscina climatizada (there isn't a heated swimming pool);
  • También hay piscina cubierta (there is also an indoor pool);
  • Las competiciones se celebran en la piscina olímpica (competitions are held in the olympic-sized swimming pool);

Love-Spanish.com loves the word "piscina" in the YouTube clip: El primer baño en la piscina

For more on the word "piscina", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Piscina

*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “piscina” in the link to hear the word pronounced.

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