butter

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butter(
buh
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duhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (culinary)
a. la mantequilla
(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).
(F)
Did you know that many people use butter instead of oil when cooking?¿Sabías que mucha gente usa mantequilla en vez de aceite para cocinar?
b. la manteca
(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).
(F)
(River Plate)
She spread butter on the toast.Untó las tostadas de manteca.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to apply butter to)
a. untar con mantequilla
I buttered bread for sandwiches.Unté el pan con mantequilla para hacer sándwiches.
b. untar con manteca (River Plate)
Butter the baking pan.Unte el molde con manteca.
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butter
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la mantequilla
(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).
(F)
b. la manteca
(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).
(F)
(River Plate)
2. (fig)
a.
she looks as if butter wouldn't melt in her mouthparece incapaz de matar una mosca parece como si no hubiera roto un plato en su vida
butter beantipo de judía blanca
butter dishmantequera f
butter knifecuchillo de mantequilla or
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. untar de mantequilla or
b. manteca (River Plate)
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butter [ˈbʌtəʳ]
noun
mantequilla (f); manteca (f); (Arg)
butter wouldn't melt in his mouth es una mosquita muerta (informal)
transitive verb
[+bread] untar con mantequilla
modifier
butter bean (n) tipo de frijol blanco o judía blanca
butter dish (n) mantequera (f)
butter icing (n) glaseado (m) de mantequilla
butter knife (n) cuchillo (m) de mantequilla
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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