Thursday, 14 July 2011

Pepino

La palabra de hoy es: 'pepino' = cucumber.

In Spanish, 'pepino' is a masculine noun of Latin origin.

A word related to 'pepino' is the noun 'pepinillo' and it means a small pickled cucumber, a gherkin.

The noun 'pepino' is used in the common expression:
  • Importar un pepino (not to care at all)

An example of the use of 'pepino' and 'pepinillo' is:
  • Me importa un pepino todo eso (I don't give a hoot about all that)
  • Me gustan los pepinillos (I like gherkins)

Love-Spanish.com loves the word 'pepinillo' in the YouTube clip in which Fobia singPepinillo marino
 
More on the word 'pepino', visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Pepino

*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “pepino” in the link to hear the word pronounced.

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