Quick answer
"Flour" is a noun which is often translated as "la harina", and "meal" is a noun which is often translated as "la comida". Learn more about the difference between "flour" and "meal" below.
flour(
flau
-
uhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. la harina
(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).
You need two cups of flour for the cake.Necesitas dos tazas de harina para el pastel.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to add flour)
a. enharinar
He floured the mold so the cake wouldn't stick.Enharinó el molde para que no se pegara el pastel.
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meal(
mil
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (eating time)
a. la comida
(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).
Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.El desayuno es la comida más importante del día.
2. (serving of food)
a. el plato
(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).
We offer light meals, such as soups or salads.Ofrecemos platos ligeros, como sopas o ensaladas.
3. (culinary)
a. la harina
(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).
(of oats or corn)
Add meal to thicken the sauce.Añade harina para espesar la salsa.
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