jelly

jelly(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (conserve)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la jalea
(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).
(F)
Can you teach me how to make grape jelly?¿Me puedes enseñar a hacer jalea de uva?
b. la mermelada
(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).
(F)
My kids love to eat sandwiches with peanut butter and jelly.A mis niños les encanta comer sándwiches de mantequilla de maní y mermelada.
2. (translucent substance)
a. la gelatina
(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).
(F)
I didn't know that jelly was made from the collagen of animals' connective tissue.No sabía que la gelatina se derivava del colágeno del tejido conjuntivo de los animales.
3. (dessert) (United Kingdom)
a. la gelatina
(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).
(F)
We had jelly and ice cream for pudding.De postre comimos gelatina con helado.
b. la jalea
(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).
(F)
Don't forget to buy the jelly for dinner tomorrow.No olvides comprar la jalea para el almuerzo de mañana.
4.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(jelly-like consistency)
a. la gelatina
(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).
(F)
My dog trembles like jelly when he hears thunder.Mi perro tiembla como la gelatina cuando oye los truenos.
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jelly
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (dessert) (United Kingdom)
a. la gelatina f, jalea
(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).
(F)
jelly babygominola en forma de bebé
2. (jam)
a. la mermelada f, confitura
(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).
(F)
jelly rollbrazo de gitano
jelly [ˈdʒelɪ]
noun
1 (Britain) (dessert) jalea (f); gelatina (f)
my legs turned to jelly me temblaban las piernas
2 (US) (jam) mermelada (f)
3 (substance) gelatina (f)
modifier
jelly baby (n) caramelo (m) de goma en forma de niño; (en forma de niño)
jelly [ˈdʒelɪ]
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