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Corn in Spanish 🇪🇸

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corn maíz
How to say “corn” in Spanish? “Maíz”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “maíz” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on corn in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Similar to the latin root Zea mays. Maíz

9 months ago


elote (corn), choclo (corn), grano de maíz (corn kernel)

6 months ago


Derived from Taino (indigenous Caribbean) “mahiz” (corn)

6 months ago


Normal speech: MAH-ees
IPA: /maˈiz/

8 months ago

Corn maze

To help U remember: corn maze, corn maíz!

5 months ago

maíz info.

Tips to remember “maíz”:
– Associate “maíz” with “maze,” thinking of corn mazes which are common in areas where corn is grown.
– Remember that “maíz” sounds a bit like “Mais,” which is also a word for corn in other languages like German and Portuguese.
– Think of the brand “Mazola,” which sells corn oil.

– “Maíz” is the term used in Spanish-speaking countries to refer to the grain that is known as “corn” in American English; in British English, it’s often referred to as “sweetcorn” when it’s on the cob.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Choclo” or “elote” can be used in some Latin American countries to refer to corn, particularly when it’s on the cob.

Alternate meanings or slang:
– In some places, “maíz” can also refer to money, as in slang for something that is as valuable or plentiful as corn in agrarian societies.
– “Estar en el maíz” is an idiom in some countries meaning to be in a good economic position, similar to “rolling in dough.”
– “Maíz pira” refers to popcorn in countries like Colombia.

Examples of sentences using “maíz”:
– “El maíz es un ingrediente fundamental en la cocina mexicana.”
– “Compré una bolsa de harina de maíz para hacer arepas.”
– “Los agricultores cosechan el maíz en otoño.”
– “Me encantan las palomitas de maíz cuando voy al cine.”
– “Vamos a plantar maíz este año en el campo nuevo.”

a few seconds ago

Memorization tip

Corn mazes can a lot of fun.

8 months ago

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