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chive

USAGE NOTE
This word is often used in the plural, especially in the sense shown in 2.
chive(
chayv
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (botany)
a. el cebollino
(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).
(M)
Could you go and pick some chives for me?¿Me puedes ir a recoger unos cebollinos?
b. la cebolleta
(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)
We have a herb garden where we grow chive, rosemary, and basil.Tenemos un huerto de hierbas donde cultivamos cebolleta, romero y albahaca.
c. el ciboulette
(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).
(M)
, la ciboulette
(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)
Chives produce purple flowers, which are also edible.La ciboulette da flores violetas, que también se pueden comer.
d. el cebollín
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
Chives require frequent watering.Los cebollines requieren que los riegues con frecuencia.
e. la cebollina
(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)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Chives grow better in a sunny spot.Las cebollinas crecen mejor en un lugar donde les dé el sol.
2. (culinary)
a. el cebollino
(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).
(M)
Chop the chives and sprinkle them over the salad.Pica los cebollinos y espárcelos encima de la ensalada.
b. la cebolleta
(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)
Garnish the dish with chopped chives.Adereza el plato con cebolletas picadas.
c. el ciboulette
(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).
(M)
, la ciboulette
(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)
I made a yogurt dressing with garlic and chive.Preparé un aderezo de yogur con ajo y ciboulette.
d. el cebollín
(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).
(M)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
Regionalism used in Colombia
(Colombia)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
I don't like onions, but I love chives.No me gustan las cebollas, pero me encantan los cebollines.
e. la cebollina
(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)
Regionalism used in Panama
(Panama)
Chives give the dish a special flavor.Las cebollinas le dan un sabor especial al plato.
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