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"Filet" is a noun which is often translated as "el filete", and "fillet" is a noun which is also often translated as "el filete". Learn more about the difference between "filet" and "fillet" below.
filet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el filete
(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).
I'll have a filet of veal with salad.Comeré un filete de ternera con ensalada.
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fillet
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el filete
(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).
(of meat or fish)
I don't often buy fillet because it's too expensive.No suelo comprar filete porque es muy caro.
b. el solomillo
(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).
(of beef or pork)
How many fillets will we need if we are 12 people?¿Cuántos solomillos vamos a necesitar si somos 12 personas?
c. el lomo
(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).
(of beef or pork)
We had roast fillet of pork for dinner.Cenamos lomo de cerdo asado.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to cut into fillets)
a. cortar en filetes
Use a very sharp, thin knife to fillet the fish.Usa un cuchillo fino y muy afilado para cortar el pescado en filetes.
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