Translation of tea in Spanish:


té, n.

Pronunciation /ti//tiː/


  • 1

    • 1.1(drink)

      a cup of tea una taza de té
      • a pot of tea una tetera de té
      • tea with milk té con leche
      • Please make yourself comfortable, have some water or tea.
      • Sales of beverages such as water, juice, tea, and sports drinks are growing as much as eight times faster than U.S. soda sales.
      • She cut out sugar, white flour and processed foods and drank only water and tea.
      • She went over to her mother, who was boiling water for the tea.
      • Gaunt mothers and children sat near their tents, sometimes boiling water for tea, a ritual of normalcy that they still maintained.
      • The doodle shows an almost cartoonish figure of a man being scalded in a teacup by the boiling tea.
      • Water is an important factor in good tea-making and there used to be three famous springs producing good water for tea.
      • By boiling water to make tea, the bacteria in polluted water were neutralised.
      • I make myself a cup of tea and boil some water in a pan to make pasta as I listen to them.
      • In fact there was a pot of tea and hot water which provided three cups.
      • He was making popcorn on the stove and boiling water for tea.
      • The result is a drink that tastes more like cabbage water than tea.
      • Now I'm washing out of a bucket of water, slurping my tea and arguing with rickshaw drivers.
      • Manganese miners consumed significantly more water and tea, because of the existence of the hot climate in their workplace.
      • In Gujarat, local hospitality demands that guests are offered water and tea almost as soon as they arrive.
      • With their daily meals, Kazakhs drink fruit juices, milk, soft drinks, beer, water, and tea.
      • Things have changed from drinking plain tea to water to special solutions but one must know the guidelines.
      • I retreated into the kitchen and boiled some water for tea.
      • Take small sips of water, weak tea, clear soft drinks, noncaffeinated sports drinks or broth.
      • Aside from water, tea is the most common beverage consumed worldwide.

    • 1.2British (cup of tea)

      two teas, please dos tés, por favor

    • 1.3(leaves)

      China/Indian tea té chino/indio
      • That time Mary McCormack in her little thatched shop kept flour, tea, sugar, salt, lamp oil, and perhaps some liquorice sweets.
      • Restaurant operators can increase tea sales by offering more choices and upsell with specialty teas containing herbs, fruit peels and flowers.
      • The Aborigines attacked the settlers because they wanted goods such as sugar, flour, blankets, tea and tobacco.
      • Over the last year the price of sugar, wheat flour and tea has trebled and the cost of other basic household consumer goods has risen by 30 percent.
      • In general, black teas and oolong teas should steep for 3 to 5 minutes.
      • This was the country known to travellers for centuries for its beauty, its exotic culture, its tea and exotic spices.
      • Canned meats and fish, as well as flour, tea, and sugar, have become important food items as well.
      • A search of the cupboards reveals tea, sugar, and a mug.
      • He recalled how five years ago he had to get samples of South Indian tea from London.
      • In the second half of the nineteenth century, camphor and tea became major exports.
      • The Empire was created to provide access to cheap tea and sugar in the days before Tesco.
      • It is complicated for them to get important goods like tea, flour, or tobacco.
      • The lockable drawer usually contained three tinned compartments with tightly fitting lids in which to store tea and sugar.
      • However, there were no longer any sales of tea, whiskey, pepper, frying pans or thread.
      • Fungi can grow on tea with poor packaging and storing.
      • Washed by gentle waves of the Indian Ocean, it is well known for its tea, rubber, spices and, of course, coconuts.
      • From 1680 onwards the European demand for tea grew, and imports began to steadily increase.
      • In Europe such goods as chocolate, honey, sugar, bananas, tea, and orange juice are also getting certified.
      • Among plantations in India, tea is a major foreign exchange earner.
      • At one end of the market, a few stands sold a variety of local spices, sauces, tea and jams.

    • 1.4(plant)

      (grower/plantation) (before noun) de té
      • She rose early to watch the farm workers begin their days planting and harvesting maize, tea and other cash crops.
      • The researchers credit L-theanine, an ingredient found in black, green, oolong and pekoe teas - but not in herbal teas, which usually don't contain Camellia sinensis, the one true tea plant.
      • The subtropical conditions of the Tweed Valley are perfect for tea growing.
      • Outsourcing had worked very well in Zimbabwe and Malawi and it would spread the economy of tea growing to other parts of the region, Crawford said.
      • A ‘flush’ is the term used to describe when the tea plant produces a new growth leaves - the first of the year comes in March.
      • The Camellia sinensis tea plant is native to China and commercially produced in tropical and subtropical regions, primarily China, Japan, Taiwan, Indonesia, India and Sri Lanka (Ceylon).
      • The filmmaker also found unusual trees: a tea plant, a ban oak, copper beeches, a maidenhair tree in Killarney, and a Kentucky coffee bean tree in Greenside.
      • Luku began to grow tea in the 1960s because it had a higher economic value than other crops, such as rice and fruits.
      • Fortune had been charged with the task of learning the art of tea growing and then obtaining samples of the shrubs.
      • On the lower slopes tea is grown; and on the well-rivered plains there are rubber-trees, coconut palms, and paddy fields.
      • For thicker roots, such as those of maize, sorghum or tea, this procedure could be used for visualizing the exodermis in a longitudinal view.
      • The tea plant, Camellia sinensis, comes in many forms - black, green, oolong.
      • Since the West will never be able to grow tea, coffee and bananas, the South will have its markets for these unique tropical products.
      • The most important part of a hybrid tea plant is the bud union (graft knob), from where all new canes originate, and it requires the most protection.
      • We may have been drinking it for the last 350 years but Camellia sinensis, to call the tea plant by its proper name, became a staple in Asia long before.
      • Unlike tea grown in the Nilgiris and further South, Darjeeling has a very limited harvest period.
      • This SEWA farm, like many in Gujarat, grows mangoes, tea, spices and other cash crops.
      • The major crops are rice, jute, wheat, tea, sugarcane, and vegetables.
      • The colony failed in less than two years because the mulberry trees and tea seedlings perished in the dry California soil.
      • We could make settlements safer by changing cropping patterns but it's impractical to ask farmers to uproot their sugarcane and tea bushes.

  • 2

    • 2.1(in the afternoon)

      merienda feminine
      onces feminine Andes
      to have tea merendar
      • The English are known for their custom of afternoon tea, accompanied by cakes and sandwiches.
      • It will however make a tasty dessert with yoghurt, but it meant I had to drop in at DJ's to get a proper cake for afternoon tea.
      • Morning coffee and afternoon tea with home-made cakes and biscuits can be enjoyed in the beautiful gardens or under cover of the Loggia.
      • I let him watch Hi - 5 while he eats afternoon tea (rice cakes with cheese spread and sultanas).
      • Try the afternoon tea - any cakes you can't eat will be boxed up for you to take home.
      • Allow to cool completely if serving cold for tea, or until barely warm if serving as pudding.
      • Ladies don't sweat or perspire, even after an exhausting day of brunch, tennis, afternoon tea, supper and bridge.
      • Afternoon tea and light refreshments will be served for those who wish to relax and chat with friends.
      • Small wonder that this is the place in Madrid for afternoon tea and society weddings.
      • We dined in the residency with three square meals and afternoon tea.
      • You can get lighter meals and snacks, as well as afternoon tea, in either the lounge or bar.
      • All ocean cruises are full board and include breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner and midnight snacks.
      • Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are all taken here, while there is also a secluded dining area at the rear for more formal meals and private parties.
      • It was a successful afternoon enjoyed by everyone, which was followed by afternoon tea, consisting of sandwiches and cakes supplied by the choir.
      • That is always assuming that they can fit it all in after having been served up a full buffet breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and home-made cakes and canapés.
      • The two princesses had to have a cooked tea because they were in bed by dinner time, but they also had afternoon tea, with sandwiches, scones and a large cake.
      • From the Temple we travelled for lunch and afternoon tea at Kenwood House.
      • That means you should be eating breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner.
      • Lunch and afternoon tea will be available at the Memorial Hall.
      • Elevenses, packed lunch and afternoon tea will be provided, as well as a supper of organic trout.

    • 2.2British (evening)

      cena feminine
      comida feminine Latin America
      to have tea comer Latin America
      • While tea was cooking, we were on the computer armed with a nice cold, strong vodka and coke each.
      • Bro has promised to come home tomorrow and cook tea and bizarrely he has promised to bake a cake.
      • The cost is €120 per person sharing, which includes six nights bed and breakfast, lunch and evening tea.
      • I think I'll start cooking tea; it's something to do.
      • I don't have time to write the individual reviews though; I've gotta go do my farmwork before I cook everyone's tea.
      • If you get bored thinking about eating or of what you should cook for tea, take a look at the ‘Did you know’ section.
      • I sighed and went to the kitchen, to cook tea with the food that she had promised to buy on her way back from the midwife's.
      • After supplies it was back home where I washed up without being asked (I'm a saint!), then Rosie cooked curry for tea.
      • So: get in at nine thirty, play with dog, print out day's work, cook tea, shower, bed, ready for more of the same tomorrow.
      • Right, time to splish-splash my way home, shop, do college homework, cook tea and have a bath.
      • The people were British in their manner, tea was had frequently and the evening meal was called tea, not dinner.
      • Coach departs East Square at 9.30 a.m., fare €35 including lunch and evening tea.
      • On the plus side was the strong possibility that at least one of them would manage to cook his tea by the time he got home and the long odds are against all of them having headaches simultaneously.
      • Anyhoo, I spent an action-packed Monday in Brighton asleep on Lisa's bed, before meeting her from work and allowing her to cook my tea.
      • Susan is on the phone to Libby and cooking tea, and is so caught up in this that she forgets to notice a bottle of cooking oil being tipped onto the lit gas burner.
      • I cooked tea for myself a few days ago and managed to eat a very undercooked steak and kidney pudding (it's a long story), and have been feeling a bit rough ever since.
      • His mum was cooking his tea, and she'd kill him if he was late.
      • Her mother told her she had to go back and cook her husband's tea.
      • Today we're apparently cooking tea for four people in the microwave, simultaneously.
      • I might start painting, go away to cook tea and come back later and think - ‘that could do with black there,’ he said.

  • 3herb tea

    infusión (de hierbas) feminine
    tisana feminine
    (with masculine article in the singular) agua feminine Andes Central America
    té de yuyos masculine River Plate Peru
  • 4US dated, slang

    hierba feminine slang
    maría feminine slang