Quick answer
"French fry" is a noun which is often translated as "la papa frita", and "fried" is an adjective which is often translated as "frito". Learn more about the difference between "french fry" and "fried" below.
french fry(
frehnch
 
fray
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. la papa frita
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I want a hamburger with french fries.Quiero una hamburguesa con papas fritas.
b. la patata frita
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
Do you have any ketchup to dip my french fries in?¿Tiene catsup para mojar mis patatas fritas?
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fried(
frayd
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (culinary)
a. frito
You should eat less fried food and more vegetables.Debes comer menos comida frita y más verduras.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(exhausted)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. hecho polvo
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I have been working since six in the morning and I'm completely fried.He estado trabajando desde las seis de la mañana y estoy hecho polvo.
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