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pie
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pie(
pay
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el pay
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I'd like a cherry pie, please.Me gustaría un pay de cereza, por favor.
b. el pai
(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).
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
I would rather have ice cream for dessert instead of pie.Prefiero tener helado de postre que pai.
c. la tarta
(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).
(sweet)
Her apple pie is the best I have ever tasted.Su tarta de manzana es la mejor que he probado nunca.
d. el pastel
(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).
(sweet or savory)
I baked a meat pie for lunch on Saturday.Preparé un pastel de carne para la comida del sábado.
e. la empanada
(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).
(savory)
She knows how to cook the perfect meat pie.Sabe cómo cocinar la empanada de carne perfecta.
f. la torta
(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).
(sweet)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
She has never given us the recipe of her dulce de leche pie.Nunca nos ha dado la receta de su torta de dulce de leche.
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pie
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of meat, fish)
a. el empanada f, pastel
(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).
b. la torta
(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).
2. (of fruit)
a. la tarta
(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).
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
pie in the skycastillos en el aire
pie chartgráfico de sectores
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pie [paɪ]
noun
[of fruit] tarta (f); pay (m); (LAm) [of meat, fish etc] (large) pastel (m); (small) empanada (f)
it's as easy as pie es pan comido (informal)
it's all pie in the sky son castillos en el aire; es pura ilusión
to eat humble pie tragarse el orgullo y pedir perdón; morder el polvo
modifier
pie chart (n) (Mat) (Comput) gráfico (m) de sectores; gráfico (m) circular
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
a pie
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a pie(
ah
 
pyeh
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (walking)
a. on foot
Suelo ir al trabajo a pie.I usually go to work on foot.
b. by foot
¿Prefieres ir en bicicleta o a pie?Would you prefer to cycle or go by foot?
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Voy al colegio en bici o a pie.I cycle or walk to school.
¿Vamos en carro o a pie?Shall we drive or walk?
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