Thursday, 6 October 2011


Today's word is: 'limón' = lemon.

In Spanish, the word 'limón' is a masculine noun of Arabic/ Persian/ Sanskrit origin which means lemon, the fruit of the lemon tree -in Spanish the tree is called, "limonero".

A couple of expressions with the noun 'limón' in them are:
  • Zumo de limón (lemon juice)
  • Jugo de limón (lemon juice)

An example of the use of the word is:
  • Zumo de limón, zumo de bendición (Spanish proverb extolling the goodness of lemon juice) loves the word 'limón' in the YouTube clip in which Julieta Venegas singsLimón y Sal
For more on the word 'limón', visit: Limón
*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “limón” in the link to hear the word pronounced.

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