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"Agua" is a noun which is often translated as "water", and "leche" is a noun which is often translated as "milk". Learn more about the difference between "agua" and "leche" below.
agua(
ah
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gwah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (element)
a. water
El pintor mezcló agua y pintura roja para crear un tono salmón.The painter mixed water and red paint to create a salmon shade.
2. (beverage)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. juice
Mi mamá nos preparó agua de tamarindo.My mom made us some tamarind juice.
3. (beverage)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. tea infusion
Te va a caer bien el agua de rosas que te preparé.The rose tea infusion I made you will make you feel better.
4. (beverage)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. soda
Vamos a la tienda por unas aguas light.Let's go to the store for some diet sodas.
aguas
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
5. (caution)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
(Guatemala)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. watch out
¡Aguas! Hay un alacrán justo al lado de tu pie.Watch out! There's a scorpion right next to your foot.
b. be careful
Aguas con este plato; está muy caliente.Be careful with this plate; it's very hot.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
6. (sea, river, or lake)
a. waters
Las aguas del lago Minnetonka son purificantes.The waters of Lake Minnetonka are purifying.
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leche(
leh
-
cheh
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (liquid)
a. milk
Prefiero el café con leche de almendras que con leche de vaca.I prefer my coffee with almond milk rather than cow's milk.
2. (lotion)
a. milk
Aplica la leche hidratante y deja que se absorba durante 15 minutos.Apply the moisturizing milk and let it be absorbed for 15 minutes.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(blow)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. smack
¡Como vuelvas a hacerlo, te doy una leche!If you do it again I'll give you a smack!
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(collision)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. crash
Se pegaron una leche de órdago.They had a hell of a crash.
5.
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(semen)
a. cum
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
Había una mancha de leche en la sábana.There was a cum stain on the sheet.
b. spunk
A word or phrase that is crude, indecent, and generally rejected by society (e.g. fuck).
(vulgar)
(United Kingdom)
Se jactaba con los amigos de cómo su leche había acabado en la ropa de la chica.He boasted to his friends about how his spunk had ended up on the girl's clothes.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(expressing displeasure)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. jeez
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Me lo podías haber dicho antes, ¡leche!You could have told me before. Jeez!
7.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(expressing surprise)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. well, I never
¡Leche! ¿Qué haces tú aquí?Well, I never! What are you doing here?
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