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"Peas" is a form of "pea", a noun which is often translated as "la arveja". "Green pea" is a noun which is often translated as "la arveja verde". Learn more about the difference between "green pea" and "peas" below.
green pea(
grin
 
pi
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la arveja verde
(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)
Who asked for the steak and green peas?¿Quién pidió el bistec con arvejas verdes?
b. el guisante verde
(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 Spain
(Spain)
Green peas and ham is a typical Spanish dish.Los guisantes verdes con jamón son un plato típico español.
c. el chícharo verde
(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 Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I'm a vegetarian and I learned how to cook a green peas curry.Soy vegetariano y aprendí a cocinar un curry de chícharos verdes.
d. la alverja verde
(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)
All our grilled meat dishes come with potatoes and green peas.Servimos todas las carnes a la parrilla con papas y alverjas verdes.
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pea(
pi
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. la arveja
(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)
We could make a soup with those peas.Podríamos hacer un puré con esas arvejas.
b. el guisante
(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 Spain
(Spain)
We often ate peas with ham in Spain.En España a menudo comíamos guisantes con jamón.
c. el chícharo
(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 Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
I love to eat steamed peas and carrots.Me encantan los chícharos y las zanahorias al vapor.
d. la alverja
(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)
Peas are a good source of protein for vegetarians.Las alverjas son una buena fuente de proteína para los vegetarianos.
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