In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(act)estacionamiento masculine Latin Americaaparcamiento masculine Spain[ S ]no parking — prohibido estacionarse Mexico Chile
- parking's not a problem on Sundays — los domingos no hay problemas para estacionar (or aparcar etc.)
- before noun parking attendant — guardacoches
- parking disc — disco de estacionamiento / aparcamiento
- parking lights — luces de estacionamiento
- we couldn't find a parking place / space — no pudimos encontrar un lugar para estacionar (or aparcar etc.)
2(space)lugar para estacionar masculine Latin Americalugar para aparcar masculine Spainlugar para parquear masculine Latin Americalugar para estacionarse masculine Mexico Chile
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