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"Chilli" is a noun which is often translated as "el chile", and "chili" is a noun which is also often translated as "el chile". Learn more about the difference between "chilli" and "chili" below.
chilli(
chih
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li
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. el chile
(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).
Does this salsa have any chilli in it? It's so spicy!¿Esta salsa tiene chili? ¡Es muy picante!
b. el ají
(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 the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
The recipe for this hot sauce calls for dried chilli.La receta para esta salsa picante lleva ají seco.
2. (culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. el chile con carne
(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).
Jacobo brought chilli to the party.Jacobo trajo chile con carne a la fiesta.
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chili(
chih
-
li
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el chile
(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 only added one chili to the soup so it wouldn't be too spicy.Sólo le puse un chile a la sopa para que no estuviera demasiado picante.
b. el ají
(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 the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
The beef empanadas are served with chili sauce.Las empanadas de res se sirven con salsa de ají.
2. (culinary)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el chile con carne
(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).
My dad puts three kinds of beans in his chili.Mi papá pone tres tipos de frijoles en su chile con carne.
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