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el pan ( pahn' )

noun ( bread )

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1. El pan, en sus diferentes formas, es un alimento básico a nivel mundial.

Bread, in its different forms, is a basic food on a global level.

2. Las personas que son alérgicas al gluten no pueden comer pan.

People who are allergic to gluten cannot eat bread.

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  • Thanks for our daily bread! :) - Noetol Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Lol, thank you for being here, Noetol! - rac1 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Gracias amiga! - pmikan-pam Mar 7, 2013 flag

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El panetón es un tipo de pan dulce que se come en Perú durante las semanas antes de la Navidad. Panetón is a type of sweet bread eaten in Peru during the weeks prior to Christmas.

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  • It looks like fruit cake. - rac1 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • It basically is, but it has a pretty unique flavor/texture. - BigMike Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • It looks delicious. - iana01 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Que interesante. En mi país se le llama Pan dulce. ¡Es muy rico! :) - matias-v Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Ohh, how do you know it?? And yes, it is true, we eat "panetón" at christmas, it is really taste, by the way!!! :)) - luisssito Mar 7, 2013 flag
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A algunas personas les gusta hacer pan en forma de animal.

Some people like to make bread animal-shaped

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  • How cute! - GraceM Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • It is cute, I wouldn't want to eat it. Lol - rac1 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • This is adorable. - PaiPaiPái Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Lol, Rac, really?:)) - luisssito Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Aileribel, it sounds a little better to say Some people like to make animal-shaped bread. How funny! - sinmeta Mar 7, 2013 flag
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A buen hambre no hay pan duro. To a good hunger,no bread is hard.

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El pan siempre ha estado presente en la mesa de cada comida, a través de las distintas culturas y de los tiempos. En algunos casos, como en las familias más humildes, el pan fue tomado como alimento base y en las familias más pudientes el pan cumplía el rol de acompañar la comida. Hoy en día el pan es un alimento infaltable en las mesas. Hay variedades de pan, pero lo común que tienen todas estas variedades es que están hechas a base de trigo, el cual es rica en una proteína denominada gluten, que confiere a la harina la característica de poder ser panificable. La harina de trigo es buena fuente de vitaminas del grupo B y de elementos minerales (sodio, potasio, magnesio).

Bread has always been present in every table of food/meal, through different cultures and times. In some cases, as in the poorest households/families, bread was taken as basic food and in the richest/(wealthiest) families bread fulfilled the role of accompanying the meal. Today bread is an inevitable food on the tables. There are varieties of bread, but the common thing that all these varieties have is that they are made based on wheat, which is rich in a protein called gluten, which gives the characteristic to be bread flour. Wheat flour is a good source of vitamins of the Group B and mineral elements (sodium, potassium, magnesium). enter image description here

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¿Alguna vez has comido "Amish friendship bread"? Una persona hace la masa y la divide en varias porciones. Deja que la masa crezca, quizá durante una semana, luego se la da a sus amigas, pero se guarda una porción y la cuece. El proceso de cocer y compartir el pan empieza de nuevo.

Have you ever eaten Amish friendship bread? One person makes the dough and divides it into several portions. She lets the dough rise for a week or so, then gives it to her friends, but she keeps one portion for herself and bakes it. The process of baking and sharing bread begins again.

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  • Nice.)) - iana01 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Very interesting tradition. - rac1 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Yes, I used to do this, very good. - pmikan-pam Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • "....Deja que la masa crezca, quizá durante una semana, ..." - luisssito Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Gracias por las correcciones, luisssito. :) - GraceM Mar 8, 2013 flag
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¡Creado con Photoshop de una parte de perro pug perrillo de pelo corto y una nariz y dos partes piezas de pan integral! de trigo

Created with Photoshop from one part pug dog and two parts whole-wheat bread!

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  • At first I thought this was created with pecans and then I saw it was created in Photoshop! - bandit51jd Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Lol, I have never seen anything like that. - rac1 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • :-) - pmikan-pam Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • "....parte de perro pug y dos piezas de pan integral". Whole-wheat bread, of course, is a type of bread. - luisssito Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Gracias, Luissito! - bandit51jd Mar 8, 2013 flag
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No sólo de pan vive el hombre.

Man does not live by bread alone. (Literally, "not only of bread can live the man.")

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I first heard this saying in the Shakira song, "La Tortura." I just found that this quote is from the Bible!

Primero yo oí este refrán en la canción de Shakira llamada "La Tortura." ¡Me acabo de enterar de que este refrán es de la Biblia!

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In Mexico, it is common to be served a basket with a variety of specialty breads for breakfast, including ones filled with creams and chocolate.

En México, es común para servirse una canasta con variedad de pan especial para el desayuno, incluyendo unos rellenos de con cremas y chocolate.

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  • Estoy lleno - Ranman Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Mexico, take me away.....Sounds delicious. - rac1 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Yummmy to the tummy! :-) - pmikan-pam Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • "....es común servirse una canasta con variedad de pan especial para el desayuno, incluyendo unos rellenos de cremas y chocolate.....". - luisssito Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Me gustan mucho los que rellenos de chocolate! Gracais, Luis! - katydew Mar 7, 2013 flag
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El mejor pan que he comido fue un monasterio pan monasterio en las Islas Solovetsky.

The best bread I've ever eaten was a monastery bread on the Solovetsky Islands.

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¡Estás más bueno que el pan!

(Non-litteral) You look good enough to eat!

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  • That's funny. I recently heard this phrase in a podcast. :) - GraceM Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Lol, that's a good one. - rac1 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Hola Noetol, funny! - pmikan-pam Mar 7, 2013 flag
5 Vote

The sky is the daily bread of the eyes.(Ralph Waldo Emerson )

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  • A beautiful blue sky at that. :) - rac1 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Beautiful sentence and the picture too.:)) - iana01 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Lovely as usual shish! - pmikan-pam Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Grasias mis amigas !:). - shish75 Mar 8, 2013 flag
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El pan más delicioso se cocina en la panadería al lado mi casa.

The most delicious bread is cooked in the bakery next to my house.

I guess i am getting the hint of it, i start doing my own sentences.

  • Hola, Aileia. Good sentences! - rac1 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • just trying:), thanks for motivation - aileia Mar 7, 2013 flag
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El pan es mi comida favorita.

Bread is my favorite food.

  • I love bread too, but it doesn't like me. - rac1 Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • Oh It likes me....always hanging around my mid section... you are lucky - gohern Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • I love all kinds of bread. I even make bread out of pizza dough! Jeje - pmikan-pam Mar 7, 2013 flag
  • i wish i am not on a diet. - aileia Mar 7, 2013 flag
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Un buen pedazo de pan es una cena en sí mismo.

A good piece of bread is a meal in itself.

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One of my favorite smells is freshly baked bread coming out of the oven. "Uno de mis favoritos olores es el pan recién horneado que sale del horno.

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