Quick answer
"Cookie" is a noun which is often translated as "la galleta", and "biscuit" is a noun which is often translated as "el panecillo". Learn more about the difference between "cookie" and "biscuit" below.
cookie(
koo
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ki
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la galleta
(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 oatmeal cookies for dessert.Me gustan las galletas de avena de postre.
2. (computing)
a. la cookie
(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).
Web pages leave cookies on your computer.Las páginas web dejan cookies en la computadora.
3. (person)
a. el chico
(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 chica
(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).
(colloquial)
That girl doesn't let anything get her down. She's one tough cookie.Esa muchacha no deja que nada la deprima. Es una chica dura.
b. el tipo
(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 tipa
(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).
(colloquial)
He's a smart cookie. He's always two steps ahead of the pack.Él es un tipo listo. Siempre está a dos pasos por delante de los demás.
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biscuit(
bihs
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kiht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (roll)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el panecillo
(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 brought biscuits and coffee for the guests.Traje café y panecillos para los invitados.
b. el bollo
(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 house smells nice because we've been cooking biscuits.La casa huele bien porque estuvimos cocinando bollos.
2. (cookie) (United Kingdom)
a. la galleta
(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 grandmother always has her afternoon tea and biscuits.Mi abuela siempre merienda té con galletas por las tardes.
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