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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (culinary)
a. delicacy
El salmón ahumado es un verdadero manjar.Smoked salmon is a real delicacy.
Esta tienda vende una variedad de quesos y manjares locales.This store sells a variety of cheeses and local delicacies.
b. delicious (adjective)
Esta fruta sí que es un manjar.This fruit is truly delicious.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
a. food
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
El libro que estoy leyendo es un verdadero manjar para la mente.The book I'm reading is real food for the mind.
3. (caramel milk dessert) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Chile
a. dulce de leche
Cuando fuimos a Santiago, probamos unos riquísimos panqueques con manjar.When we visited Santiago, we tasted some delicious pancakes with dulce de leche.
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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. (general)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
manjaresdelicious food
¡este queso es un manjar!this cheese is delicious!
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1 (delicia) delicacy
manjar exquisito tasty morsel; manjar espiritual food for the mind; spiritual sustenance
2 (S. Cone) (leche condensada) heated condensed milk
manjar blanco blancmange
manjar dulce (And) fudge
3 (Centroamérica) (México) suit
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