hot pepper
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hot pepper(
hat
 
peh
-
puhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el ají picante
(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).
The recipe calls for hot pepper but not too much.La receta incluye ají picante pero no mucho.
b. el pimiento picante
(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).
The salsa is even better with a little hot pepper.La salsa es más sabrosa con un poco de pimiento picante.
c. el chile
(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)
Is Ana crying? - No, she just ate a hot pepper.¿Ana está llorando? - No, se acaba de comer un chile.
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