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"Diminutivo" is a noun which is often translated as "diminutive", and "papita" is a phrase which is often translated as "easy as pie". Learn more about the difference between "diminutivo" and "papita" below.
diminutivo(
dee
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mee
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noo
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tee
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boh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (grammar)
a. diminutive
El diminutivo de "hijo" es "hijito".The diminutive of "son" is "sonny."
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (grammar)
a. diminutive
En inglés, hay seis sufijos diminutivos.In English, there are six diminutive suffixes.
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papita(
pah
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pee
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tah
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(easy)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. easy as pie
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Aprobé el examen porque las preguntas eran papita.I passed the exam because the questions were easy as pie.
b. a piece of cake
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(noun)
El examen oral de portugués era papita.The Portuguese oral test was a piece of cake.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. chip
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Estas papitas son demasiado saladas para mi gusto.These chips are too salty for my taste.
b. crisp (United Kingdom)
Compré cerveza, papitas y maní.I bought beer, crisps, and peanuts.
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