afternoon snack
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afternoon snack(
ahf
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tuhr
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nun
 
snahk
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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. (general)
a. la merienda
(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).
Do you eat an afternoon snack between lunch and dinner?¿Tomas merienda entre el almuerzo y la cena?
b. el tentempié a media tarde
(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'm really hungry. I only had an afternoon snack.Estoy verdaderamente hambriento. Solo comí un tentempié a media tarde.
c. la colación a media tarde
(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 Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Ecuador
(Ecuador)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
You can have some fruit as an afternoon snack.Puede comer algo de fruta como colación a media tarde.
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