cerveza

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cerveza f (plural cerveces)

  1. beer

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cervesia, variant of cervisia (compare Aragonese zerbeza, Catalan cervesa, Galician cervexa, Portuguese cerveja), perhaps related to cremor (juice, thick broth), but likely from Gaulish *kerβ ̃-, e-vocalism of Proto-Celtic *kormi (beer), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥h₃m- (soup). Compare Welsh cwrw.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /θerˈbeθa/, [θerˈβeθa]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /serˈbesa/, [serˈβesa]
  • Hyphenation: cer‧ve‧za

Noun[edit]

cerveza f (plural cervezas)

  1. beer

Synonyms[edit]

  • checha f (Mexican, Río de la Plata, slang)
  • chela f (Mexican, Río de la Plata, slang)
  • cheve f (Mexican, slang)
  • birra f (Mexican, Río de la Plata, slang)
  • fresca f (slang)
  • fría f (Costa Rican, Mexican, slang)
  • macha f (Costa Rican slang)

Derived terms[edit]