Quick answer
"Lunch" is a noun which is often translated as "el almuerzo", and "supper" is a noun which is often translated as "la cena". Learn more about the difference between "lunch" and "supper" 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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supper(
suh
-
puhr
)
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).
Frida and Pablo went out dancing after supper.Frida y Pablo salieron a bailar después de la cena.
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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Cristina invited her friends over to her house for supper on Friday night.Cristina invitó a sus amigos a una comida en su casa la noche del viernes.
c. el refrigerio
(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).
Patty's typical supper is a bowl of cereal.El refrigerio típico de Patty es un bol de cereal.
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