Quick answer
"Cinnamon" is a noun which is often translated as "la canela", and "milk" is a noun which is often translated as "la leche". Learn more about the difference between "cinnamon" and "milk" below.
cinnamon(
sih
-
nuh
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mihn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (spice)
a. la canela
(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).
I like to add a pinch of cinnamon to the pancake batter.Me gusta añadir un poco de canela a la masa de los panqueques.
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milk(
mihlk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (liquid)
a. la leche
(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).
(from a mammal)
Milk helps make growing children's bones stronger.La leche ayuda a fortalecer los huesos de los niños en etapa de crecimiento.
b. la leche
(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).
(from a plant or seed)
The best curries are made with coconut milk.Los mejores currys se hacen con leche de coco.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to extract milk from)
a. ordeñar
My job was to milk the cows in the morning.Mi trabajo era ordeñar las vacas en la mañana.
3. (to extract venom from)
a. extraer el veneno de
The snakes are milked and the venom is then purified.Se les extrae el veneno de las víboras y luego se purifica.
4. (exploit)
a. exprimir
Those traitors are milking the company from the inside.Esos traidores están exprimiendo la empresa desde dentro.
b. chupar
His children milked him for all he was worth.Sus hijos le chuparon hasta el último centavo.
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