# Comparing Area with Tangrams: Word Chart

Spanish (SP)

French (FR)

Portuguese (PT)

* = Cognate

 Words and Phrases Academic Language Meaning Everyday Language Version Other Forms of the Word or Phrase Related Words or Phrases Translation Examples of word use with students Area The number of square units contained in the interior of a figure; the extent of a two-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary The space something occupies, two-dimensional --- Enclosed Space   Two-dimensional size *Area (SP) *Aire/ Superficie (FR) *Área (PT) Convincing Persuading or assuring by argument or evidence Causing one to believe the truth of something; plausible Convince Convinced Convincer Convincible Convincingly Persuasive Believable Credible Plausible *Convincente (SP) *Convaincant(e) (FR) *Convincente (PT) Congruent Two geometric figures in the plane are congruent if one can be obtained from the other by some combination of rotations, reflections, and translations The same or equal in some way; same size and shape. Congruently Congruence Congruous Same shape *Congruente (SP) *Congruent(e) (FR) Coincidente (PT) Non-square rectangle A quadrilateral with four right angles, opposite sides of the same length, and adjacent sides of different lengths --- Non-square rectangles Rectángulo (que no séa cuadrado) (SP) Rectangle (qui ne soit pas carré) (FR) Retângulo (que não seja quadrado) (PT) Right Angle A quarter of a full turn, equal to 90 degrees. --- Right Angles Perpendicular Ángulo recto (SP) Angle droit (FR) Ângulo reto (PT) Arrange -- To place in a particular order. Arranges Arranging Arranged Organize Put in order Ordenar (SP) *Ranger (FR) *Arranjar (PT) Square A quadrilateral in which all sides are congruent to each other and all angles are right angles. -- Squares Squared Squaring --- Cuadrado (SP) Carré (FR) Quadrado (PT) Shaded -- A place or area of comparative darkness. Shade Shades Shading Not white Tinted Colored in En color (tonalizado) (SP) En couleur (ombré) (FR) Colorido (sombreado) (PT) Mid-point A point on a line segment that divides it into two equal parts The halfway point of a line segment A point at the center or middle. Midpoints Center Middle Halfway point Midway *Punto medio (SP) *Point médian (FR) Ponto central (PT)