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"Bakery" is a noun which is often translated as "la panadería", and "baking" is a noun which is often translated as "hornear". Learn more about the difference between "bakery" and "baking" below.
bakery(
bey
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kuh
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ri
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la panadería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for bread)
Go to the bakery and buy two loaves of bread.Ve a la panadería y compra dos barras de pan.
The bakery was out of baguettes, so I had to buy sliced bread.Ya no quedaban baguettes en la panadería, así que tuve que comprar pan de molde.
b. la pastelería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(for cakes)
I ordered my birthday cake from the bakery at the mall.He encargado mi tarta de cumpleaños en la pastelería del centro comercial.
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baking(
bey
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kihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (activity)
a. hornear
Alice is good at cooking, but baking is her specialty.Alice es buena para cocinar, pero hornear es su especialidad.
b. la repostería
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
My grandma taught me everything I know about baking.Mi abuela me enseñó todo lo que sé sobre repostería.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (used for baking)
a. de hornear
I bought a new silicone baking pan to make the brownies.Compré un nuevo molde de hornear de silicona para hacer los brownies.
3.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(extremely hot)
a. achicharrante
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(weather)
How's the weather in Havana been? - It's been baking hot!¿Qué tal ha estado el calor en La Habana? - ¡Ha estado haciendo un calor achicharrante!
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