Quick answer
"Cookies" is a form of "cookie", a noun which is often translated as "la galleta". "Pastel" is a noun which is often translated as "el pastel". Learn more about the difference between "cookies" and "pastel" 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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pastel(
pahs
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tehl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fine arts)
a. el pastel
(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've done a few pastels recently as a change from oils.He hecho unos pasteles últimamente para variar de los óleos.
b. el dibujo al pastel
(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 artist's pastels all tend to be of flowers or landscapes.Los dibujos al pastel del artista suelen todos ser de flores o paisajes.
2. (crayon)
a. el pastel
(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'm experimenting with pastels but I prefer using watecolors.Estoy experimentando con pasteles pero prefiero usar acuarelas.
3. (color)
a. el pastel
(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 sister's house is decorated in pastels.Mi hermana tiene la casa decorada en pasteles.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (pale)
a. pastel
I prefer pastel colors for baby clothes.Prefiero los colores pasteles para la ropa de bebé.
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