sweet potato

sweet potato(
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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. (vegetable)
a. el boniato
(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)
Do you prefer boiled or baked sweet potatoes?¿Prefieres los boniatos hervidos u horneados?
b. la batata
(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)
We're going to have roast chicken and sweet potatoes for dinner.Vamos a comer pollo asado con batatas para la cena.
c. el camote
(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)
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Don't add sugar to the sweet potato. It's already sweet.No añadas azúcar al camote. Ya sabe dulce.
2. (botany)
a. el boniato
(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)
We started growing sweet potatoes in our garden this spring.Empezamos a cultivar boniatos en nuestro jardín esta primavera.
b. la batata
(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)
It seems that the soil on your farm isn't suitable for growing sweet potatoes.Parece que la tierra de tu granja no es adecuada para cultivar batatas.
c. el camote
(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)
(Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Sweet potatoes need plenty of space to grow; they thrive in the summer sun.Los camotes necesitan mucho espacio para desarrollarse y crecen muy bien con el sol del verano.
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