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DailyWord November 10, 2008 02:22 AM

This is a discussion thread for the Daily Spanish Word for November 10, 2008

terreno - masculine noun (el) - property, land, lot, tract, field. Look up terreno in the dictionary

Compramos un terreno en el bosque para ir a acampar.
We bought a piece of land in the woods to go camping.

Jessica November 10, 2008 06:12 AM

Is terreno a cognate? it looks like terrain..... :thinking:

Rusty November 10, 2008 08:19 AM


Originally Posted by jchen (Post 19285)
Is terreno a cognate? it looks like terrain..... :thinking:

Indeed it is. In fact, the Spanish word for terrain is terreno.

Tomisimo November 10, 2008 04:49 PM

Yep, you got it. But it doesn't correspond with terrain in all the meanings of the word. I should have added terrain to the list of translations.

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