Quick answer
"Crayfish" is a noun which is often translated as "el cangrejo de río", and "lobster" is a noun which is often translated as "el bogavante". Learn more about the difference between "crayfish" and "lobster" below.
crayfish(
krey
-
fihsh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el cangrejo de río
(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).
(freshwater)
I pulled a couple dozen crayfish out of the lake.Saqué unas dos docenas de cangrejos de río del lago.
b. la cigala
(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).
(saltwater)
I saw some crayfish walking between some rocks at the beach.Vi cigalas caminando entre las piedras en la playa.
c. la langosta
(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).
(saltwater)
Rebecca caught a huge crayfish near Geraldton, Australia.Rebecca pescó una enorme langosta cerca de Geraldton, Australia.
2. (culinary)
a. el cangrejo de río
(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).
(freshwater)
I boiled the crayfish and served them with cocktail sauce.Cocí los cangrejos de río y los serví con salsa cóctel.
b. la cigala
(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).
(saltwater)
We cooked a pot of crayfish with corn on the cob.Cocinamos una olla de cigalas con mazorcas de maíz.
c. la langosta
(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).
(saltwater)
We grilled the crayfish tails with garlic, butter, and chili.Asamos las colas de langosta con ajo, mantequilla y chile.
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lobster(
lab
-
stuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el bogavante
(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).
(with large claws)
The lobster walked along the sea floor.El bogavante se fue caminando por el fondo del mar.
b. la langosta
(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).
(spiny lobster)
The lobster came out of his burrow to look for food.La langosta salió de su madriguera para buscar comida.
2. (culinary)
a. el bogavante
(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).
(with large claws)
We need wine, olive oil, fish, and lobster for the bouillabaisse.Necesitamos vino, aceite de oliva, pescado y bogavante para la bullabesa.
b. la langosta
(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).
(spiny lobster)
My sister made a delicious bisque with lobster and white wine at Christmas.Mi hermana preparó una riquísima sopa de langosta y vino blanco en Navidad.
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