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Sour in Spanish 🇪🇸

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

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ácido (acidic), amargo (bitter), desabrido (sour)

6 months ago


Derived from Latin “acer” (sour)

6 months ago


Normal speech: AH-gryoh
IPA: /ˈaɣɾio/

8 months ago

agrio info.

Tips to remember the word “agrio”:
– You can think of “agrio” as “a grito” which sounds like “a cry” in English, as if your taste buds might cry out because of the sharp, tart taste.
– Associate “agrio” with “angry” as sour tastes could make your face scrunch up as if you are angry.
– Link “agrio” with citrus fruits which are sour, and they often start with an “a” (e.g., “aguacate” or avocado is not sour, but it can help you remember due to the starting letter).

– “Agrio” is an adjective in Spanish that describes a taste sensation characterized by acidity that is not sweet. It’s used to describe flavors akin to that of a lemon or vinegar.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– “Ácido” is another Spanish word that can be used interchangeably with “agrio” when referring to a sour or acidic taste.
– “Acidulado” can also be used, and it often implies a slightly less intense sour sensation than “agrio”.

Alternate meanings/slang:
– “Agrio” doesn’t have many widespread slang meanings, but in some contexts, it could be used metaphorically to describe a person’s sour or unpleasant disposition.

Examples of sentences that use “agrio”:
– “El limón es demasiado agrio para comerlo solo.” (The lemon is too sour to eat by itself.)
– “Esa salsa de tomate quedó un poco agria; quizás se pasó de vinagre.” (That tomato sauce turned out a bit sour; maybe it has too much vinegar.)
– “Su actitud agria está arruinando la fiesta.” (His sour attitude is ruining the party.)
– “Prefiero las manzanas dulces a las agrias.” (I prefer sweet apples to sour ones.)

a few seconds ago

Memorization tip

You may be aggrivated if you’re in a sour mood

8 months ago

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