Quick answer
"Lambs" is a form of "lamb", a noun which is often translated as "el cordero". "Goats" is a form of "goat", a noun which is often translated as "la cabra". Learn more about the difference between "lambs" and "goats" below.
lamb(
lahm
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el cordero
(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).
(less than a year old)
Our new lambs are grazing on the farm.Nuestros nuevos corderos están pastando en la granja.
The farmer treated the orphaned lamb with great tenderness.El granjero trató al cordero huérfano con mucha ternura.
b. el borrego
(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).
(over one year old)
The wool from these lambs is soft and warm.La lana de estos borregos es suave y caliente.
2. (culinary)
a. el cordero
(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).
Leg of lamb is our Sunday special.La pierna de cordero es nuestro especial de los domingos.
b. el borrego
(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 didn't realize these sausages were made with lamb.No me había dado cuenta de que estas salchichas estaban hechas de borrego.
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goat(
got
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. la cabra
(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).
The kids saw some goats at the farm.Los niños vieron unas cabras en la granja.
b. el chivo
(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).
(young male)
He went to market to sell his goat.Fue al mercado a vender su chivo.
2. (culinary)
a. el cabrito
(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 ate roast goat with rice and potatoes.Comieron un cabrito asado con papas y arroz.
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