bacon(
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kihn
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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 tocino
(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)
She ordered eggs and bacon for breakfast.Pidió huevos con tocino de desayuno.
b. la tocineta
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Every Sunday I make scrambled eggs and bacon.Cada domingo hago huevos revueltos con tocineta.
c. la panceta
(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).
(River Plate)
I fried a few rashers of bacon.Freí unas lonjas de panceta.
d. el beicon
(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 Spain
(Spain)
I love the smell of frying bacon.Me encanta el olor del beicon cuando se está friendo.
e. el bacón
(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 Spain
(Spain)
He made himself a bacon sandwich.Se hizo un bocadillo de bacón.
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bacon
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la panceta
(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).
b. el tocino
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
c. el bacon
(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 Spain
(Spain)
d. el beicon
(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 Spain
(Spain)
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to save somebody's baconsalvarle el pellejo a alguien
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to bring home the bacontriunfar
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bacon [ˈbeɪkən]
noun
beicon (m); (Esp) tocino (m); (LAm) panceta (f); (Arg)
bacon and eggs huevos (m) con tocino
to bring home the bacon (earn one's living) ganarse las habichuelas (informal)
to save sb's bacon salvar el pellejo a algn (informal)
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bacón
bacón
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. bacon
He comprado un poco de bacón para hacer guisantes salteados.I've bought some bacon to make sautéed peas.
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bacón
bacon
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