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Let’s talk about clothes! Posted by on Feb 8, 2011 in Spanish Vocabulary

All right, people, our post today will be talking about clothes. More specifically let’s learn some vocabulary related to the materials clothes are made of.

Clothes can be made of

algodón (cotton)

broderie (English embroidery)

corderoy/pana (corduroy)

cuero (leather)

encaje, puntillas (lace)

gamuza/ante (suede)

lino (linen)

lana (wool)

lona rústica (canvas)

muselina (muslin)

nylon (nylon)

poliéster (polyester)

seda (silk)

terciopelo (velvet)

Nos vemos prontito.

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English / Spanish teacher and translator for over 20 years. I have been blogging since 2007 and I am also a professional singer in my spare time.


  1. andreas:

    Quiero saber si las palabras ‘nylon, corderoy, broderie’ son buenas porque el diccionario de RAE no las da.

    • David Carmona:

      @andreas En español se escriben: “nailon, pana (o corderoy), bordado”.

  2. andreas: