Spanish word of the week: cuadro

This week’s Spanish word of the week is cuadro. 

Cuadro is a noun that means painting; picture; table, chart and you can find out how to pronounce it here:

Cuadro means both a painting, as in:

un cuadro de Goya a painting by Goya

¿Quién pintó ese cuadro? Who did that painting?

and also any kind of picture, either a reproduction or an original:

He colgado el cuadro en mi habitación. I’ve hung the picture in my room.

It can also mean a chart or table with figures, as in:

El siguiente cuadro da una idea de la evolución de la industria. The following chart suggests how the industry developed.

…las cifras del cuadro 3.3the figures in table 3.3.

Come back next week for a new word, and expand your Spanish vocabulary!

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