frypan
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "fry pan." In many parts of Latin America and parts of Spain, "sartén" may also be masculine.
frypan(
fray
-
pahn
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la sartén
(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).
I'm going to cook some chicken in the frypan for lunch.Voy a cocinar pollo en la sartén para el almuerzo.
b. el sartén
(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)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
If you're going to cook eggs, put a little butter in the frypan first.Si vas a cocinar huevos, primero echa un poco de mantequilla al sartén.
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frypan [ˈfraɪpæn]
noun
(US) sartén (f) (m); (LAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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