Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Fregadero


Today's WOTD is: "fregadero" = sink

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In Spanish, “fregadero” is a masculine noun of Latin origin, which means sink*.

*NB In various parts of the Spanish-speaking world, the nouns “batea”/ “pila”/ “pileta” are also common terms used to refer to a kitchen sink.

Some commonly used expressions with the word “fregadero”are:
  • Fregadero acrílico (acrylic kitchen sink);
  • Fregadero de acero inoxidable (stainless steel kitchen sink);
  • Fregadero de doble seno (dual bowl/ basin kitchen sink);
  • Fregadero de dos senos (dual bowl/ basin kitchen sink);
  • Fregadero de granito (granite kitchen sink);
  • Fregadero de hierro fundido (cast-iron kitchen sink);
  • Fregadero de mármol (marble kitchen sink);
  • Fregadero de piedra (stone kitchen sink);
  • Fregadero de piedra artificial (artificial stone kitchen sink);
  • Fregadero de porcelana (porcelain kitchen sink);
  • Fregadero doble (double-bowl sink);
  • Fregadero individual (single-bowl sink);

Some examples of the use of the word "fregadero" are:
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero acrílico (in the kitchen we fitted an acrylic sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero de acero inoxidable (in the kitchen we fitted a stainless steel sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero de doble seno (in the kitchen we fitted a dual bowl/ basin sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero de dos senos (in the kitchen we fitted a dual bowl/ basin sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero de granito (in the kitchen we fitted a granite sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero de hierro fundido (in the kitchen we fitted a cast-iron sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero de mármol (in the kitchen we fitted a marble sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero de piedra (in the kitchen we fitted a stone sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero de piedra artificial (in the kitchen we fitted an artificial stone sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero de porcelana (in the kitchen we fitted a porcelain sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero doble (in the kitchen we fitted a double-bowl sink);
  • En la cocina colocamos un fregadero individual (in the kitchen we fitted a single-bowl sink);


Love-Spanish.com loves the word "fregadero" in the YouTube clip: El Fregadero Style.

For more on the word "fregadero", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Fregadero*

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

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