Quick answer
"Fruit" is a noun which is often translated as "la fruta", and "orange" is a noun which is often translated as "la naranja". Learn more about the difference between "fruit" and "orange" below.
fruit(
frut
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. la fruta
(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).
We bought some fruit in the market.Compramos fruta en el mercado.
2. (result)
a. el fruto
(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).
It is now that they are reaping the fruits of their hard work.Es ahora cuando están recogiendo los frutos de su esfuerzo.
3. (botany)
a. el fruto
(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).
What fruit tree gives fruit year round?¿Qué árbol frutal da frutos todo el año?
4.
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
(homosexual)
a. el maricón
(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).
, la maricona
(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).
A word or phrase that is gravely offensive and taboo in all contexts (e.g. nigger, cunt).
(extremely offensive)
I always suspected he was a fruit.Siempre sospeché que era un maricón.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to give results)
a. dar fruto
Our apple tree fruits every other year.Nuestro manzano da fruto un año sí y otro no.
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orange(
awr
-
ihnj
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fruit)
a. la naranja
(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).
Oranges are a good source of vitamins.Las naranjas son una buena fuente de vitaminas.
b. la china
(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 the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
I always eat an orange after going for a run.Siempre me como una china después de salir a correr.
2. (color)
a. el naranja
(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).
Orange is my favorite color because I love the desert.El naranja es mi color favorito porque amo el desierto.
3. (botany)
a. el naranjo
(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).
They have oranges and lemons in their orchard.Tienen naranjos y limoneros en su huerto.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
a. naranja (sometimes invariable)
I love those orange boots.Me encantan esas botas naranjas.
b. anaranjado
That orange wall is making me sick.Esa pared anaranjada me está dando náuseas.
c. de color naranja (phrase)
My cousin has a lovely orange dress.Mi prima tiene un lindo vestido de color naranja.
d. chinita
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
I bought an orange scarf to go with my navy blue jacket.Me compré una bufanda chinita para ir con mi chaqueta azul marino.
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