Quick answer
"Chicken" is a noun which is often translated as "el pollo", and "steak" is a noun which is often translated as "el bistec". Learn more about the difference between "chicken" and "steak" below.
chicken(
chih
-
kihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el pollo
(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).
They had chickens at the farm.Tenían pollos en la granja.
b. la gallina
(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).
The chickens were incubating their eggs.Las gallinas estaban empollando sus huevos.
2. (culinary)
a. el pollo
(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).
We made chicken skewers with rice and beans.Hicimos brochetas de pollo con arroz y habichuelas.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(coward)
a. el gallina
(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).
, la gallina
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
If you don't jump the fence, you're a chicken.Si no saltas la valla, eres un gallina.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cowardly)
a. gallina
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Why don't you do it? Are you chicken?¿Por qué no lo haces? ¿Eres gallina?
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steak(
steyk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el bistec
(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).
Whenever we go to a restaurant, he orders a 20-ounce steak.Cada vez que vamos a un restaurante, él pide un bistec de 20 onzas.
b. el filete
(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).
It's best to cook the steaks on the grill.Es mejor hacer los filetes a la parrilla.
c. el bife
(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 Bolivia
(Bolivia)
(River Plate)
The steak that I ate in Argentina is the best I've ever tried.El bife que comí en Argentina es el mejor que he probado.
d. la carne de res
(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).
(Southern Cone)
I prefer to have my steak with potatoes or rice.Prefiero acompañar la carne de res con papas o arroz.
e. el churrasco
(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)
How would you like your steak? - I want it rare.¿Cómo quieres el churrasco? - Lo quiero vuelta y vuelta.
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