There are 2 translations of perch in Spanish:

perch1

Pronunciation: /pɜːrtʃ; pɜːtʃ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (in birdcage) percha (f)
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    • Dead branches also make perfect perches for resting birds and are good places to hang feeders.
    • The frame-houses, on the other hand, seem to have alighted like passing birds on unlikely perches.
    • Most of the perches were exposed horizontal stems or branches about 1 cm in diameter.
    1.2 (high position) posición (f) privilegiada come off your perch! ¡a ver si te bajas del pedestal! to knock sb off her/his perch bajarle los humos a algn
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    • It's on one of the most dramatic stretches of coastline in the country, and rugged perches with ocean views and road frontage will only become more of a rarity with the tightening of planning regulations in areas of scenic beauty.
    • Meanwhile, she rested on a perch, mildly disgusted by all the commotion.
    • Rescue crews plucked thousands of people from trees and rooftops yesterday, but thousands more were left behind, forced to survive yet another night on precarious perches above still rising flood water.
  • 2
    (pl perch or , perches)
    (fish) perca (f)
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    • Out back of the house, oak, hemlock and cedar trees crown a path toward a 30-acre lake stocked with largemouth bass, yellow perch, pumpkinseed sunfish, and more.
    • Fish species most commonly consumed included bass, yellow perch, and walleye.
    • The zander has the rough feel and spiked dorsal fins of the perch, protecting small fish from predation, particularly from pike and herons.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of perch in Spanish:

perch2

vi

  • [bird] posarse he perched on the edge of the table se sentó en el borde de la mesa
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    • She looked up to see a large, colorful bird perched on the rail, watching her curiously.
    • Scarlet macaws, blue and gold macaws, and hosts of smaller birds perch together in their hundreds to excavate the best clay layer along a riverbank.
    • Over the weekend, the birds will perch on trees all around the neighborhood and wait for the cacophony to die down.

vt

  • to perch sth on sth colgar* algo de algo she perched the child on her knee se sentó al niño en las rodillas she perched herself on the arm of the chair se sentó en el brazo del sillón she was perched on top of the stepladder estaba encaramada en lo alto de la escalera the village is perched halfway up the mountainside el pueblo está como colgado en mitad de la ladera

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.