grocer
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 2).
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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. (occupation)
a. el tendero
(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).
, la tendera
(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).
The grocer sold Tammy some canned beans, a pound of beef, and some lettuce.El tendero le vendió a Tammy unos frijoles enlatados, una libra de carne de res y una lechuga.
b. el bodeguero
(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).
, la bodeguera
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Walter's mother is a grocer in a small town.La mamá de Walter es bodeguera en un pueblo pequeño.
c. el abarrotero
(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).
, la abarrotera
(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).
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
As the town's population expands, we gradually have more grocers start businesses.A medida que aumenta la poblacion del lugar, vamos teniendo cada vez más abarroteros que emprenden negocios.
d. el almacenero
(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).
, la almacenera
(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).
(Southern Cone)
My neighborhood grocer is great. He always gives something away with every purchase.El almacenero de mi barrio es genial. Siempre regala algo con cada compra.
2. (establishment)
a. la tienda de comestibles
(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 went to the grocer's for cheese and whisky for the party.Fui a la tienda de comestibles a por queso y whisky para la fiesta.
b. la bodega
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Mercedes went to the grocer's for milk and bread.Mercedes fue a la bodega por leche y pan.
c. la tienda de abarrotes
(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).
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Juan went to the grocer's for some beer.Juan fue a la tienda de abarrotes por cerveza.
d. el almacén
(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).
(Southern Cone)
Can you pick up some ham from the grocer's, please?¿Me puedes traer jamón del almacén, por favor?
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grocer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el tendero(a)
(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).
la tendero(a)
(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).
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grocer [ˈɡrəʊsəʳ]
noun
especially (Britain) tenderoatendera (m) (f);a tendera almaceneroaalmacenera (m) (f);a almacenera (S. Cone) abarroteroaabarrotera (m) (f);a abarrotera (And) (Méx) (CAm) bodegueroabodeguera (m) (f);a bodeguera (And) (Caribbean) (CAm)
grocer's (shop) tienda (f) de comestibles; almacén (m); (S. Cone) tienda (f) de abarrotes; (And) (Méx) (CAm) bodega (f); (And) (Caribbean) (CAm)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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