pork
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pork(
pawrk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (culinary)
a. el cerdo
(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).
They say pork is the other white meat.Se dice que el cerdo es la otra carne blanca.
b. el chancho
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Would you prefer pork or beef?¿Preferiría usted chancho o carne de res?
c. el puerco
(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)
I have to buy more pork for tonight's dinner.Tengo que comprar más puerco para la cena de esta noche.
d. el marrano
(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 Colombia
(Colombia)
This pork lacks salt.A este marrano le hace falta sal.
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pork
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el (carne de) cerdo or
(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).
b. el chancho
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
pork chopchuleta de cerdo
pork pieempanada de carne de cerdo
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pork [pɔːk]
noun
carne (f) de cerdo or puerco or chancho; (LAm)
modifier
pork butcher (n) charcuteroacharcutera (m) (f);a charcutera chancheroachanchera (m) (f);a chanchera (LAm)
pork chop (n) chuleta (f) de cerdo or puerco
pork pie (n) (Cookery) empanada (f) de carne de cerdo; (Britain)
pork sausage (n) salchicha (f) de cerdo or puerco
pork scratchings (n) chicharrones (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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