appetizer
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appetizer(
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pih
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tay
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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. el aperitivo
(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).
There will be some appetizers and drinks after the talk.Habrá unos aperitivos y unas bebidas después de la charla.
b. la tapa
(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 Spain
(Spain)
Are we going to order individual dishes or share some appetizers?¿Vamos a pedir platos para cada uno o a compartir unas tapas?
c. la botana
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
Appetizers are half-off until 7 pm.Las botanas están a mitad de precio hasta las 7 pm.
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appetizer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (also fig)
a. el aperitivo
(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).
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
appetizer [ˈæpɪtaɪzəʳ]
noun
(drink) aperitivo (m); (food) aperitivo (m); tapas (f); (Esp) botanas (f); (Méx) bocaditos (m); (Peru)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Would you like an appetizer?
¿Te gustaría un aperitivo?
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