a comforter

Spanish translation: manta

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English term or phrase:comforter
Spanish translation:manta
Entered by: Silvia Gutiérrez Mayo

08:56 Aug 30, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
Art/Literary
English term or phrase: a comforter
I found a place for 4$ which had hot water, a balcony, clean pressed sheets, a comforter.
Significa muy confortable?
Muchas gracias por vuestra ayuda
Silvia Gutiérrez Mayo
Local time: 04:01
Para confirmar, Silvia
Explanation:
No quiero que te quedes con la duda.

Esto es lo que dice el Encarta World Dictionary:

comforter



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com·fort·er [kúmfrtr ] (plural com·fort·ers) noun

1. quilt: a warm quilt used as a bed covering

2. somebody who comforts: somebody who relieves other people's grief or anxieties


Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition] © & (P) 2001
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Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 20:01
Grading comment
Muchas gracias otra vez Bertha. Saludos.Silvia
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Summary of answers provided
na +2edredón
Andrea Bullrich
naAcolchado / Colcha / Manta
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
naColcha
Oso (X)
naPara confirmar, Silvia
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
na -1un confortador? o un consuelo
Dito


  

Answers


6 mins peer agreement (net): -1
un confortador? o un consuelo


Explanation:
The person means that the place is (re)conforting. My guess is that it might sound better to say ...un consuelo

Dito
Local time: 03:01
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 94

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Bertha S. Deffenbaugh: Your guess is wrong.
4 mins
  -> a new word to me! Thanks
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7 mins
Colcha


Explanation:
La palabra "comforter" significa una colcha, cobija, edredón o cubrecama. Algunas personas también le llaman "sobrecama".

Suerte y saludos de Oso ¶:^)


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Oso (X)
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 9863
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7 mins peer agreement (net): +2
edredón


Explanation:
No, se refiere a lo que en la Argentina llamamos cubrecama, y en particular a los rellenos de duvet (pluma de ganso), es decir edredones.
Espero que te sirva.


    experiencia propia
Andrea Bullrich
Local time: 00:01
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 1650

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  adradas
3 mins
  -> Gracias! : - )

agree  Patricia Lutteral: que están rellenos de..."eiderdown"! :-)
5 hrs
  -> Exacto! Si hasta estuve a punto de hacer un curso de quilting... pero por ahora no pudo ser... : - )
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11 mins
Acolchado / Colcha / Manta


Explanation:
Saludos,

BSD

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 20:01
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 743
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13 mins
Para confirmar, Silvia


Explanation:
No quiero que te quedes con la duda.

Esto es lo que dice el Encarta World Dictionary:

comforter



Hear this word spoken
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com·fort·er [kúmfrtr ] (plural com·fort·ers) noun

1. quilt: a warm quilt used as a bed covering

2. somebody who comforts: somebody who relieves other people's grief or anxieties


Encarta® World English Dictionary [North American Edition] © & (P) 2001


Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
Local time: 20:01
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 743
Grading comment
Muchas gracias otra vez Bertha. Saludos.Silvia
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