Quick answer
"Cookies" is a form of "cookie", a noun which is often translated as "la galleta". "Pies" is a form of "pie", a noun which is often translated as "el pay". Learn more about the difference between "cookies" and "pies" below.
cookie(
koo
-
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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pie(
pay
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el pay
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I'd like a cherry pie, please.Me gustaría un pay de cereza, por favor.
b. el pai
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I would rather have ice cream for dessert instead of pie.Prefiero tener helado de postre que pai.
c. la tarta
(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).
(sweet)
Her apple pie is the best I have ever tasted.Su tarta de manzana es la mejor que he probado nunca.
d. 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).
(sweet or savory)
I baked a meat pie for lunch on Saturday.Preparé un pastel de carne para la comida del sábado.
e. la empanada
(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).
(savory)
She knows how to cook the perfect meat pie.Sabe cómo cocinar la empanada de carne perfecta.
f. la torta
(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).
(sweet)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
She has never given us the recipe of her dulce de leche pie.Nunca nos ha dado la receta de su torta de dulce de leche.
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