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"Chickpeas" is a form of "chickpea", a noun which is often translated as "el garbanzo". "Lima bean" is a noun which is often translated as "la judía". Learn more about the difference between "chickpeas" and "lima bean" below.
chickpea(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el garbanzo
(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).
I get most of the protein in my diet from chickpeas, lentils, and other legumes.Obtengo la mayoría de la proteína en mi dieta de garbanzos, lentejas y otras legumbres.
I ground the chickpeas to help my mother make the hummus.Molí los garbanzos para ayudarle a mi mamá a hacer el humus.
2. (botany)
a. el garbanzo
(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).
The plant of the chickpea has characteristic feathery leaves.La planta del garbanzo tiene una hojas plumosas características.
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lima bean
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. 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).
We're going to have stew with lima beans and chorizo for dinner.Vamos a cenar un guiso de judías y chorizo.
b. la haba
(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 mother gave us carrots and lima beans for dinner, but I don't like either of them.Mi mamá nos dio de cenar zanahorias y habas, pero no me gusta ninguna de las dos.
c. 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).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Do you want some lima beans with your steak?¿Quieres unos porotos con tu carne de res?
2. (botany)
a. la judía de Lima
(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 gardener planted lima beans in the vegetable garden.El jardinero sembró judías de Lima en el huerto.
b. la haba de Lima
(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 lima bean grows best in summer.El haba de Lima se da mejor en verano.
c. 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).
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
I think the lima bean didn't grow because it needed more sunlight.Creo que el poroto no creció porque necesitaba más sol.
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