chilli
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled “chili” or "chile."
chilli(
chih
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li
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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) (United Kingdom)
a. el chile
(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).
Does this salsa have any chilli in it? It's so spicy!¿Esta salsa tiene chili? ¡Es muy picante!
b. el ají
(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 the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
The recipe for this hot sauce calls for dried chilli.La receta para esta salsa picante lleva ají seco.
2. (culinary) (United Kingdom)
a. el chile con carne
(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).
Jacobo brought chilli to the party.Jacobo trajo chile con carne a la fiesta.
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chilli
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
chilli (pepper)chile guindilla f,, ají m
chilli (con carne)guiso picante de carne picada y alubias rojas
chilli powderguindilla or chile en polvo
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