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"Eggs" is a form of "egg", a noun which is often translated as "el huevo". "Grits" is a plural noun which is often translated as "la sémola de maíz". Learn more about the difference between "grits" and "eggs" below.
grits(
grihts
)
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (culinary)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la sémola de maíz
(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).
Bubba ate catfish and grits for breakfast.Bubba desayunó bagre y sémola de maíz.
grit
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (very small piece of sand)
a. la arenilla
(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).
Nicholas put clean grit in the bottom of the parakeets' cage.Nicholas puso arenilla limpia en el fondo de la jaula de los periquitos.
b. la arena
(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).
Chickens need insoluble grit to digest their food properly.Los pollos necesitan arena insoluble para digerir la comida adecuadamente.
c. el polvo
(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).
After the dust storm, there was grit everywhere.Después de la tormenta de polvo, había polvo por todas partes.
d. la gravilla
(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).
They put grit on the road to increase traction in icy conditions.Ponen gravilla en la carretera para aumentar la tracción cuando hay posibilidades de formación de hielo.
3. (unyielding courage)
a. las agallas
(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).
She overcame great adversity thanks to her grit.Logró superar una gran adversidad gracias a sus agallas.
b. el valor
(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).
The soldiers defended their country with true grit.Los soldados defendieron su país con verdadero valor.
c. el coraje
(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).
With a little luck and a lot of grit, he walked across Asia.Con un poco de suerte y mucho coraje, cruzó Asia caminando.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to clench)
a. apretar
Josie grit her teeth and pulled the arrow out of her leg.Josie apretó los dientes y se sacó la flecha de la pierna.
5. (to put grit on) (United Kingdom)
a. echar gravilla
The people of Bonhill requested that the Council grit the roads when it snows or freezes.Los habitantes de Bonhill solicitaron que el Consejo echara gravilla a las carreteras cuando nieva o hay hielo.
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egg(
ehg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el huevo
(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).
I ate an egg for breakfast.Desayuné un huevo.
b. el blanquillo
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
She likes to eat scrambled eggs.Le gusta comer blanquillos revueltos.
2. (reproduction)
a. el óvulo
(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).
(human)
An egg donor can help an infertile woman have a baby.Una donante de óvulos puede ayudar a una mujer estéril tener un bebé.
b. el huevo
(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).
Frogs lay their eggs in water.Las ranas ponen sus huevos en el agua.
c. el blanquillo
(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).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(hen)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
A hen lays an average of six eggs per week.Una gallina pone un promedio de seis blanquillos por semana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to throw eggs at)
a. lanzar huevos a
They are going to egg his car.Van a lanzar huevos a su carro.
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