merienda

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Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meˈɾjenda/, [meˈɾjẽn̪d̪a]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin merenda.

Noun[edit]

merienda f (plural meriendas)

  1. afternoon snack
  2. nuncheon
  3. tea (afternoon meal)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

merienda

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of merendar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of merendar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of merendar.

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Tagalog[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish merienda, third-person singular form of merendar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

merienda

  1. A snack, especially between meals.
    Sigurado akong natuwa si Lola sa pinaghandaan mo para sa kanya na merienda.
    I'm sure Grandmother was pleased with the snack you had prepared for her.

Verb[edit]

merienda

  1. To have a snack between meals.
    'Lika, magmerienda muna tayo bago mag-cram ulit sa pag-aaral.
    Come, let's have a snack before cramming again in schoolwork.