Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Cerveza

La palabra de hoy es: 'cerveza' = beer.

The Spanish word 'cerveza' is a femenine noun of Gallic/ Celtic origin and is the name given to an alcoholic drink known in English as beer or lager.

Some Spanish expressions with noun 'cerveza' are
  • Botellín de cerveza (beer bottle-small)
  • Caña (de cerveza) (a small glass of beer)
  • Cerveza de barril (draft beer)
  • Cerveza doble (strong beer)
  • Cerveza rubia (lager)
  • Cerveza negra (dark beer)
  • Cerveza sin alcohol (alcohol-free beer)
  • Cerveza tirada (draft beer)
  • Lata de cerveza (beer can)

Examples in which the noun 'cerveza' is used or implied are:
  • Una caña, por favor (a small glass of draft beer, please)
  • Me apetece una cerveza (I feel like having a beer)

Love-Spanish.com loves the word 'cerveza' in the YouTube clip of an advert forEstrella Galicia
 
For more on the word 'cerveza', visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Cerveza
 
 *NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “cerveza” in the link to hear the word pronounced.


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