alambre

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish alambre (wire), possibly because the ingredients were originally cooked kebab-style, skewered on wires.

Noun[edit]

alambre (plural alambres)

  1. A Mexican dish, consisting of meat (usually grilled beef) topped with cheese, salsa, and chopped bacon, onion, and pepper.
    • 2007, Roberto Santibañez, Rosa's New Mexican Table, Artisan Books (→ISBN), page 204:
      At Rosa Mexicano, alambres are removed from the skewers before they are brought to the table and served on rice that is flanked with Cooked Green Salsa (page 114) and a sauce similar to Roasted Tomatillo-Chipotle Sauce (page 201), [...]

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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish alambre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧lam‧bre
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈlambɾe/, [ʔʌˈl̪ambɾ̪e]

Noun[edit]

alambre

  1. wire
    Synonym: kawat

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Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish alambre.

Noun[edit]

alambre

  1. wire

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicالعَنْبَر(al-ʿanbar).

Noun[edit]

alambre m (plural alambres)

  1. amber (fossil resin)
    Synonym: âmbar

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From older arambre, from Old Spanish aramne (bronze), from Vulgar Latin *aramen, aramine, from Late Latin aerāmen, aerāminis (copper, bronze), from Latin aes, from Proto-Italic *aos, early *ajos, from Proto-Indo-European *áyos, h₂éyos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈlambɾe/, [aˈlãm.bɾe]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ambɾe

Noun[edit]

alambre m (plural alambres)

  1. wire (metal formed into a long, narrow thread)
  2. wire (a thread of metal)
  3. alambre (Mexican food dish consisting of meat topped with cheese, salsa, and chopped bacon, pepper and onion)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Chavacano: alambre
  • English: alambre
  • Tagalog: alambre

Verb[edit]

alambre

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of alambrar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of alambrar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of alambrar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of alambrar.

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish alambre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: a‧lam‧bre
  • IPA(key): /ʔaˈlambɾe/, [ʔɐˈlambɾe]

Noun[edit]

alambre

  1. wire
    Synonym: kawad

Derived terms[edit]

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