Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Mercería

Today's word is: "mercería" = haberdashery
In Spanish, “mercería” is a feminine noun of Catalan origin, which means haberdashery*, as in:
  • A la vuelta de la esquina hay una mercería (there is a haberdashery/ notions store round the corner);

*NB Also known as notions/ notions store


The noun “mercería” is used also to refer to small/ low value items usually sold by haberdashers


The noun “mercero” is commonly used to refer to a haberdasher (person -male)
The noun “mercera” is commonly used to refer to a haberdasher (person -female)


Love-Spanish.com loves the word "mercería" in the YouTube clip: Burguitos & JL. Fauli piano ( La Merceria )

For more on the word "mercería", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Mercería


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