Is that an eggplant or an aubergine? A pumpkin or squash? Just like in English, there is some regional differentiation in the words that people use for vegetables and some other foods. Here you will find the most commonly used vegetable words to learn and say. Some countries may use other words too, but they will certainly understand what you mean when you are out shopping when you use the vocabulary here.
If you go to the market and want to say, "one kilo of ____, please" you simply have to say, Dame un kilo de _____ por favor. Try using this language structure with the vegetable words below.
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Col / Repollo
So when you need to buy some produce at the local market or you want to try out a new recipe you will know exactly what to ask for. Other people who are not so enthusiastic about eating their greens will also know what menu items to avoid when dining out!
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See you soon! ¡Hasta pronto!
Mauricio Evlampieff: Rocket Spanish
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