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"Oatmeal" is a noun which is often translated as "la avena", and "oat" is a noun which is also often translated as "la avena". Learn more about the difference between "oatmeal" and "oat" below.
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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. (culinary)
a. la avena
(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).
Would you like some oatmeal with your breakfast?¿Te gustaría avena con tu desayuno?
b. la harina de avena
(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).
We should buy some oatmeal to make cookies.Deberíamos comprar harina de avena para hacer galletas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (color)
a. avena
The house is painted an oatmeal color.La casa está pintada de un color avena.
b. beige
I can't decide between the bone sofa and the oatmeal sofa.No puedo decidir entre el sofá color hueso y el sofá beige.
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oat
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (botany)
a. la avena
(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 oats got too much rain this year and most of the harvest was lost.La avena recibió demasiada lluvia este año y se perdió la mayor parte de la cosecha.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (of oats)
a. de avena
We baked some oat bread.Hicimos pan de avena.
oats
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (grain)
a. la avena
(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).
You need a cup of oats for this recipe.Se necesita una taza de avena para esta receta.
b. los copos de avena
(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).
Yolanda has oats with milk for breakfast almost every day.Yolanda desayuna copos de avena con leche casi todos los días.
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