salado

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salado(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (with salt)
a. salted
Después agrega una taza de mantequilla salada derretida a la mezcla.Then, add a cup of melted salted butter to the mix.
b. salt
Prefiero bañarme en agua fresca que en agua salada.I prefer to swim in fresh water over salt water.
2. (with too much salt)
a. salty
Le eché demasiada sal al guiso y ahora está muy salado.I added too much salt to the stew and now it's too salty.
3. (not sweet)
a. savory
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Me gustan los dulces, pero prefiero las cosas saladas.I like sweets, but I prefer savory things.
b. savoury (United Kingdom)
Prefiero un postre que algo salado.I'd rather have dessert than something savoury.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(entertaining)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. amusing
¡Qué salado es tu hermano!Your brother is so amusing!
b. charming
Los muchachos en ese grupo de amigos son muy salados.The guys in that group of friends are really charming.
c. witty
Sus comentarios salados nos tenían muertos de risa.His witty comments had us dying of laughter.
5. (doomed)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. unfortunate
Estás muy salada con los hombres.You are very unfortunate with men.
b. unlucky
Últimamente estoy muy salada. Todo me sale mal.I've been very unlucky lately. Everything goes wrong for me.
c. jinxed
Nada me sale bien, parece que estoy salado.Nothing ever works out for me. It seems I'm jinxed.
6.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(costly) (Southern Cone)
a. expensive
El nuevo teléfono inteligente está muy salado.The new smartphone is very expensive.
b. pricey
No me gusta comprar cosas tan saladas.I don't like buying such pricey stuff.
c. pricy
Es un restaurante muy salado en Londres.It's a very pricy restaurant in London.
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salado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (con sal)
a. salted
2. (con demasiada sal)
a. salty
estar saladoto be (too) salty
agua saladosalt water
3. (opuesto a lo dulce)
a. savory
4. (gracioso)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. amusing
5. (encantador)
a. charming
6. (desgraciado)
a. unlucky
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salado
adjective
1 (Culin) (con sal) salt; salted; (con demasiada sal) salty; (no dulce) savoury
agua salada salt water; está muy salado it's very salty
2 (gracioso) amusing; (encantador) charming
¡qué salado! (divertido) how amusing!; very droll!; es un tipo muy salado he's a very amusing chap
3 [+lenguaje] rich; racy
4 (Latinoamérica) (desgraciado) unlucky; unfortunate
5 (S. Cone) (caro) [+objeto] expensive; [+precio] very high
Salado se traduce por salt al referirse al agua de mar (por oposición a agua dulce) o a un producto que ha sido curado con sal:
El Caspio es un lago de agua salada The Caspian Sea is a salt lake
El bacalao salado se emplea mucho en la cocina española Salt cod is used a great deal in Spanish cooking
Salado, por oposición a dulce, se traduce por savoury:
... platos dulces y salados ... ... sweet and savoury dishes ...
Si algo está salado porque sabe a sal o porque contiene demasiada sal, se debe traducir por salty:
Estas albóndigas están muy saladas These meatballs are very salty
Salty es la única de estas tres traducciones que se puede usar en grado superlativo o comparativo:
Esta carne está mucho más salada que la de ayer This meat is much saltier than what we had yesterday
Si nos referimos a almendras o cacahuetes salados se debe emplear salted.
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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