tea
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tea(
ti
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (beverage)
a. el té
(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).
I drink chamomile tea to relax before bed.Tomo té de manzanilla para relajarme antes de dormir.
2. (meal) (United Kingdom)
a. la merienda
(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).
I will bring some biscuits for tea.Llevaré galletas para la merienda.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(information)
a. los chismes
(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).
He always gives me the tea on our neighbors.Siempre me pasa los chismes sobre nuestros vecinos.
b. los cotilleos
(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 Spain
(Spain)
You should ask Paula about the party. She always has the tea.Deberías preguntar a Paula sobre la fiesta . Siempre tiene buenos cotilleos.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(rumor)
a. el chisme
(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).
I have the tea on the new student: he was expelled for plagiarism.Tengo un chisme sobre el nuevo estudiante: fue expulsado por plagio.
b. el cotilleo
(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 Spain
(Spain)
Marco spilled the tea about his best friend to the entire soccer team.Marco le contó un cotilleo sobre su mejor amigo a todo el equipo de fútbol.
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tea
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (plant, drink)
a. el té
(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).
2. (herbal infusion)
a. el infusión f, té
(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).
tea bagbolsita de té
tea caddylata de té
tea cozycubretetera m
tea leaveshojas fpl de té
a tea partyuna reunión para tomar el té
tea service or setservicio de té
tea strainercolador m
tea toweltrapo or paño de cocina
3. (evening meal) (United Kingdom)
a. la cena
(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).
to ask somebody to teainvitar a alguien a cenar
4. (afternoon meal)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
(afternoon) teamerienda f
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tea [tiː]
noun
1 (drink, plant) (m)
would you like some tea? ¿te apetece un té?; a cup of tea una taza de té; I'm making another pot of tea voy a hacer otra tetera
tea with lemon lemon tea té con limón
let's have a nice cup of tea there are numerous tea plantations in China and India he had always wanted to go to Ceylon and plant tea shops selling the basics: tea, sugar, flour we stock 45 different teas speciality teas and coffees a wealthy Chinese trader in teas loose teas generally contain less caffeine than their brand-mates in bags
camomile tea manzanilla (f); herbal/mint tea (m) de hierbas/menta; iced tea te (m) helado
not for all the tea in China por nada del mundo
it's just my [cup] of tea!
tea and sympathy té y sonrisas
I wasn't in the mood for offering tea and sympathy. I'd planned a weekend away with a friend, only everything had gone wrong the helpful staff offer tea and sympathy when guests limp back after a day on the slopes
2 (cup of tea) (m)
three teas and a coffee please tres tés y un café por favor
3 (meal) (afternoon) (m); merienda (f); (evening) (Britain) cena (f)
I always come back from work to find the tea ready Aat tea we all sat round the table and talked about the day's events
an invitation to tea una invitación a tomar el té or merendar; high tea merienda-cena (f) que se toma con té; (que se toma con té) to have tea tomar el té; merendar
modifier
tea bag (n) bolsita (f) de té
tea boy (n) chico que prepara y sirve el té en una fábrica u oficina
tea break (n) descanso (m) para el té
tea caddy (n) bote (m) para té
tea cart (n) (US)
tea trolley See culture box in entry tea.
tea chest (n) caja (f) grande de madera
tea cloth (n) (for trolley, tray) mantelito (m); pañito (m); (for dishes)
tea towel See culture box in entry tea.
tea cosy tea cozy (US) (n) cubretetera (m)
tea dance (n) (m) bailable; té-baile (m)
tea garden (n) (café) café (m) al aire libre; (Agr) plantación (f) de té
tea lady (n) (Britain) señora que prepara y sirve el té en una fábrica u oficina
tea leaf (n) hoja (f) de té
tea party (n) (m); merienda (f)
tea rose (n) rosa (f) de té
tea service tea set (n) servicio (m) de té; juego (m) de té
tea strainer (n) colador (m) de té
tea table (n) mesita (f) de té
tea things (n) servicio (m) del té
tea towel (n) paño (m) de cocina; trapo (m) de cocina; (LAm)
tea tray (n) bandeja (f) del té
tea trolley (n) (Britain) carrito (m) del té
tea urn (n) tetera (f) grande
tea wagon (n) (US) carrito (m) del té
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tea
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tea(
teh
-
ah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (general)
a. torch
Varias teas alumbraban el pasadizo que llevaba a los aposentos reales.Several torches illuminated the passage leading to the royal chambers.
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tea
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (antorcha)
a. torch
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tea
1 (antorcha) torch; (astilla) firelighter
arder como una tea
convertirse en una tea
to go up like a torch
2 (cuchillo) knife
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