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"Grasshopper" is a noun which is often translated as "el saltamontes", and "cricket" is a noun which is often translated as "el críquet". Learn more about the difference between "grasshopper" and "cricket" below.
grasshopper(
grahs
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ha
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puhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el saltamontes
(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).
Grasshoppers eat plants and can jump very high.Los saltamontes comen plantas y pueden saltar muy alto.
I saw a grasshopper eating a dandelion in the yard.Vi un saltamontes en el jardín comiendo un diente de león.
b. el chapulín
(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).
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
I tried quesadillas with grasshoppers when I visited Oaxaca.Probé las quesadillas con chapulines cuando visité Oaxaca.
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cricket(
krih
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kiht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sport)
a. el críquet
(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).
Cricket is played with a ball and a bat.El críquet se juega con una pelota y un bate.
b. el cricket
(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 play cricket in England, but in the United States we play baseball.Se juega el cricket en Inglaterra, pero en los Estados Unidos se juega el béisbol.
2. (animal)
a. el grillo
(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).
Can you hear the chirping of the crickets in the field?¿Puedes oír el chirrido de los grillos en el campo?
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