Tuesday, 26 July 2011


La palabra de hoy es: 'col' = cabbage.

The Spanish noun 'col' is a feminine noun of Latin origin and is one of the names given to cabbage in Spanish.

Some common Spanish expressions with the noun 'col' are:
  • Col de Brsuelas (Brussels sprout)
  • Col lombarda (purple cabbage)
  • Col rizada (curly kale/ collard)

An example of the use of the noun 'col' is:
  • El cocido madrileño lleva col (cababge is an ingredient of "Cocido Madrileño")

Love-Spanish.com loves the word 'col' in the YouTube clip showing how to prepareCocido madrileño
For more on the word 'col', visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Col
*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “col” in the link to hear the word pronounced.

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