kettle

kettle(
keh
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duhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (culinary)
a. el hervidor
(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).
(M)
The kettle makes so much noise that it wakes my sister.El hervidor hace tanto ruído que despierta a mi hermana.
b. la tetera
(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)
Put enough water in the kettle for five cups of coffee.Pon suficiente agua en la tetera como para cinco tazas de café.
c. la caldera
(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)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
Steve put the kettle on to make some tea.Steve encendió la caldera para preparar el té.
d. la pava
(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)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
We need to buy a new electric kettle.Tenemos que comprar una pava eléctrica nueva.
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kettle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (for boiling water; on stove)
a. la tetera
(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)
2. (electric)
a. el hervidor (eléctrico)
(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).
(M)
I'll put the kettle onpondré el agua a hervir
3. (colloquial)
a.
that's a different kettle of fisheso es harina de otro costal
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kettle [ˈketl]
noun
hervidor (m); caldera (f); (Bol) (Uru) pava (f); (S. Cone)
I'll put the kettle on voy a poner a hervir el agua para hacer café/té; (para hacer café/té)
that's a different kettle of fish eso es harina de otro costal
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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