Quick answer
"Oxen" is a form of "ox", a noun which is often translated as "el buey". "Lambs" is a form of "lamb", a noun which is often translated as "el cordero". Learn more about the difference between "oxen" and "lambs" below.
ox(
aks
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el buey
(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).
The farmer used an ox to plow the field.El granjero utilizó un buey para arar el campo.
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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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