Quick answer
"Lunch" is a noun which is often translated as "el almuerzo", and "dinner" is a noun which is often translated as "la cena". Learn more about the difference between "lunch" and "dinner" below.
lunch(
luhnch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (midday meal)
a. el almuerzo
(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's for lunch, honey?¿Qué hay de almuerzo, cariño?
b. la comida
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I have a business lunch today.Hoy tengo una comida de negocios.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to eat lunch)
a. almorzar
I'm going to lunch with my boss.Voy a almorzar con mi jefe.
b. comer
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I don't like lunching so late.No me gusta comer tan tarde.
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dinner(
dih
-
ner
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (evening meal)
a. la cena
(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).
Try to eat dinner at least two hours before bed.Trata de tomar la cena al menos dos horas antes de acostarte.
2. (midday meal)
a. el almuerzo
(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).
We're having the entire family over for Sunday dinner.Hemos invitado a la familia entera para el almuerzo del domingo.
b. la comida
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
We're going to organize a dinner in the park to celebrate our anniversary.Vamos a hacer una comida en el parque para celebrar nuestro aniversario.
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