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"Pan" is a noun which is often translated as "bread", and "leche" is a noun which is often translated as "milk". Learn more about the difference between "pan" and "leche" below.
pan(
pahn
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. bread
Aprendí a hacer pan en la escuela de cocina.I learned to make bread at cooking school.
b. loaf
¿Puedes comprar un pan en la panadería de camino a casa?Could you buy a loaf at the bakery on your way home?
2. (thin metal)
a. leaf
El altar de la iglesia está cubierto de pan de oro.The altar of the church is covered in gold leaf.
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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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