Quick answer
"Orange" is a noun which is often translated as "la naranja", and "apple" is a noun which is often translated as "la manzana". Learn more about the difference between "orange" and "apple" below.
orange(
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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. (fruit)
a. la naranja
(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).
Oranges are a good source of vitamins.Las naranjas son una buena fuente de vitaminas.
b. la china
(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 the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
I always eat an orange after going for a run.Siempre me como una china después de salir a correr.
2. (color)
a. el naranja
(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).
Orange is my favorite color because I love the desert.El naranja es mi color favorito porque amo el desierto.
3. (botany)
a. el naranjo
(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 have oranges and lemons in their orchard.Tienen naranjos y limoneros en su huerto.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
a. naranja (sometimes invariable)
I love those orange boots.Me encantan esas botas naranjas.
b. anaranjado
That orange wall is making me sick.Esa pared anaranjada me está dando náuseas.
c. de color naranja (phrase)
My cousin has a lovely orange dress.Mi prima tiene un lindo vestido de color naranja.
d. chinita
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
I bought an orange scarf to go with my navy blue jacket.Me compré una bufanda chinita para ir con mi chaqueta azul marino.
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apple(
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puhl
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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. (fruit)
a. la manzana
(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).
I like red apples, but my sister likes green apples.A mí me gustan las manzanas rojas, pero a mi hermana le gustan las verdes.
2. (botany)
a. el manzano
(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).
My mom has an apple in her garden.Mi mamá tiene un manzano en su jardín.
Apple
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
3.
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(computing)
a. Apple
Apple computers and tablets are very popular these days.Las computadoras y tabletas de Apple son muy populares hoy en día.
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