Sunday, 18 November 2012

Alfombra



Today's WOTD is: "alfombra" = rug/ carpet

In Spanish, “alfombra” is a feminine noun of Arabic origin which means rug/ carpet.

Some commonly used expression with the word “alfombra” are:
  • Alfombra de baño (bathroom rug/ carpet);
  • Alfombra mágica (magic carpet);
  • Alfombra roja (red carpet);
  • Alfombra voladora (flying carpet);


Some examples of the use of the word "alfombra" are:
  • Esa alfombra de baño es antideslizante (that bathroom rug is non slip);
  • La alfombra voladora es una alfombra mágica (the flying carpet is a magic carpet);
  • Las estrellas del cine pisan la alfombra roja (the movie stars tread the red carpet);

Love-Spanish.com loves the word "alfombra" in the YouTube clip: Premio Lo Nuestro - Consentidos en la alfombra rojade Premio Lo Nuestro 2012

For more on the word "alfombra", visit: Wordreference.com/es/ Alfombra

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

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