There are 2 translations of ginger in Spanish:

ginger1

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɪndʒər; ˈdʒɪndʒə(r)/

n

  • 1 u [Culin] jengibre (m)
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    • In a food processor or blender, combine tomatoes, pepper, salt, coriander powder, ginger and jalapeno peppers.
    • Nutmeg, pepper, caraway seeds, ground ginger and the curry spices of cumin and coriander are also worth considering.
    • Indian food is prepared with a variety of spices, including cumin, turmeric, chili powder, ginger, and garlic.
  • 2 2.1 u (color) rojo (m) anaranjado 2.2 c (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], (as form of address) pelirrojo, -ja [familiar/colloquial], colorín, -rina (Chi) [familiar/colloquial]
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    • He hasn't aged that well, but that may be down to the fact that he dyes his hair ginger instead of black now.
    • I wouldn't put it past him to dye his hair ginger.
    • She kept her shoulder-length hair coloured its original shade of ginger - at her age, its natural shade would be thickly laced with white - and her figure was as slender as ever.

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adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of ginger in Spanish:

ginger2

adj

  • [hair] color zanahoria; [cat] rojizo he has ginger hair es pelirrojo, es colorín (Chi)
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    • He chased his tail and ate May's ferns, and sharpened his tiny claws on the kitchen chair legs, and left a light layer of ginger fur everywhere he went.
    • He would be practically unrecognisable without his signature ginger hair.
    • She had a shock of bright ginger hair reaching well down her back and what looked like an old school satchel over her shoulder.

Phrasal verbs

ginger up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
darle* vida a, animar

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Word of the day precioso
adj
beautiful …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.