green bean
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green bean(
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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. (vegetable)
a. el frijol verde
(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).
I'll have my steak with green beans.Tomaré mi filete con frijoles verdes.
b. la judía verde
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I love green beans in my salad.Me encantan las judías verdes en mi ensalada.
c. la habichuela
(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).
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
I'm going to cook a stew with chicken, potatoes, and green beans for dinner.Voy a cocinar un guiso con pollo, patatas y habichuelas para cenar.
d. el ejote
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
As I was cleaning out the freezer, I found a bag of frozen green beans.Mientras limpiaba el congelador, encontré un paquete de ejotes congelados.
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