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charqui
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charqui(
chahr
-
kee
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. beef jerky
Mi madre, que es chilena, hace unas patatas rellenas de charqui que están buenísimas.My mother, who's Chilean, makes some really good beef jerky stuffed potatoes.
b. jerked beef
El charqui que comimos había sido ahumado.The jerked beef we ate had been smoked.
c. jerky
¿Quieres más charqui? Es la especialidad de la región.Would you like some more jerky? It's the specialty of the region.
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charqui
1 (Latinoamérica) (carne) jerked beef; jerky; (EEUU)
2 (S. Cone) (frutas) dried fruit; (legumbres) dried vegetables
plural
; (p)
hacer charqui a algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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