Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Pasillo

Today's word is: "pasillo" = corridor


In Spanish, “pasillo” is a masculine noun of Latin origin, which means corridor or hallway, and used as in:
  • El baño queda al final del pasillo a la derecha (the bathroom is at the end of the corridor/ hallway on the right)




Some Spanish expressions with the word “pasillo” are:
  • Asiento de pasillo* (aisle seat)
  • Formar un pasillo** (to make a corridor or passageway)


Notes
*Mainly transport terminology: planes, trains, buses, etc.

** Often refers to lines of people forming a 'guard of honour' as a sign of respect or to provide a secure passage

In Colombia, Ecuador and Panama a pasillo” is a type of dance/ music



Love-Spanish.com loves the word "pasillo" in the YouTube clip: EfectoPasillo - Pan y Mantequilla


For more on the word "pasillo", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Pasillo

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

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