pork shank

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pork shank(
pork
 
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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. (culinary)
a. la pierna de cerdo
(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)
For my birthday, I asked my mom to fix a marinated pork shank.Por mi cumpleaños, pedí a mi mamá que preparara una pierna de cerdo marinada.
b. la pierna de chancho
(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 Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The leftover pork shank would be good in a sandwich.Las sobras de la pierna de chancho serían buenas en un sándwich.
c. la pierna de puerco
(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 Mexico
(Mexico)
The marrow of the pork shank flavors it very well.El tuétano de la pierna de puerco le da un excelente sabor.
d. el chamorro
(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)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
The pork shank is the house specialty.El chamorro es la especialidad de la casa.
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