Listen to an audio pronunciation
vs
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Quick answer
"Beans" is a form of "bean", a noun which is often translated as "el frijol". "Peas" is a form of "pea", a noun which is often translated as "la arveja". Learn more about the difference between "beans" and "peas" below.
bean(
bin
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el frijol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Feijoada is a Brazilian dish consisting of beans, pork, and beef.La feijoada es un plato brasileño que consiste en frijoles, puerco y carne.
My favorite meal is rice and beans.Mi comida preferida es arroz con frijoles.
b. la judía
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I don't like canned beans.No me gustan las judías enlatadas.
c. la alubia
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Do you want beans in the soup?¿Quieres alubias en la sopa?
d. la habichuela
(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).
(Andes)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We ate beans a lot when I was in San Juan.A menudo comimos habichuelas cuando estuve en San Juan.
e. el poroto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(Southern Cone)
I made a salad with beans and tomatoes.Preparé una ensalada de porotos y tomates.
f. la caraota
(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).
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
You're not going to eat your beans?¿No te vas a comer las caraotas?
2. (coffee or cocoa seed)
a. el grano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
These beans come from an organic farm in Costa Rica.Estos granos vienen de una granja orgánica en Costa Rica.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(head)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el coco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(colloquial)
I know you can figure it out if you just use your bean.Sé que lo puedes solucionar si usas el coco.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to hit)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. pegar
Mom, Raul just beaned me with an eraser.Mamá, Raúl me acaba de pegar con una goma.
b. dar un porrazo (colloquial)
Did you just bean your little brother?¿Acabas de darle un porrazo a tu hermanito?
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
pea(
pi
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. la arveja
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We could make a soup with those peas.Podríamos hacer un puré con esas arvejas.
b. el guisante
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We often ate peas with ham in Spain.En España a menudo comíamos guisantes con jamón.
c. el chícharo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I love to eat steamed peas and carrots.Me encantan los chícharos y las zanahorias al vapor.
d. la alverja
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Peas are a good source of protein for vegetarians.Las alverjas son una buena fuente de proteína para los vegetarianos.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS