Thursday, 12 September 2013

Armario

Today's WOTD is: "armario" = wardrobe


In Spanish, “armario” is a masculine noun of Latin origin, the main meaning of which is wardrobe. The word “armario” may also sometimes be used to refer to a cabinet or shelf.


Some expressions with the word “armario” are:


  • Armario con módulo interior (wardrobe with interior storage system);
  • Armario empotrado (built in wardrobe/ closet);
  • Armario de distribución (electrical/ power fuse box);
  • Armario de herramientas (tool box);
  • Armario de libros (book case/ bookshelf);
  • Armario eléctrico (electrical/ power cabinet);
  • Armario forrado (lined cabinet);
  • Armario general (power distribution cabinet);
  • Armazón de armario (cabinet frame);
  • Barra de armario (hanger rail/ closet rod);
  • Salir del armario (to come out of the closet);

Some examples of the use of the word "armario" are:
  • La habitación dispone de armario con módulo interior (the room is fitted with a wardrobe with interior storage system);
  • La habitación dispone de armario empotrado (the room is fitted with a built in wardrobe/ closet);
  • El armario de distribucion está al lado de la puerta de entrada (the fuse box is beside the entrance door);
  • El armario de herramientas está cerrado con llave (the tool box is locked);
  • El armario de libros está al lado de la puerta (the book case/ book shelf is beside the door);
  • El armario eléctrico está al lado de la puerta (the electrical cabinet is beside the door);
  • Al lado de la puerta hay un armario forrado (beside the door there is a lined cabinet);
  • El armario general está al lado de la puerta (the power distribution cabinet is beside the door);
  • Al lado de la puerta hay un armazón de armario (beside the door there is a cabinet frame);
  • Esa barra de armario es de madera (that hanger rail/ closet rod is made of wood);
  • Pedro salió del armario hace poco, ¿verdad? (Pedro has come out of the closet recently, hasn't he?);

Love-Spanish.com loves the word "armario" in the YouTube clip: LUISRAMIRO - El Monstruo del Armario

For more on the word "armario", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Armario

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

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