Spanish word for Pea

The Spanish word for “pea” is “guisante”. In some countries it is also known as “chícharo” or “arveja”.

How to pronounce “guisante” in Spanish:

Sounds like – gee-sahn’-tay
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Translation for pea in Spanish

guisante = pea in Spanish

Practice the Spanish translation for “pea” using these sentences:

Example 1:
Peas grow in a pod.

Los guisantes crecen en vainas.

Example 2:
I don’t like peas.

No me gustan los chícharos.

Example 3:
My mother makes pea soup.

Mi mamá hace sopa de arvejas.

Example 4:
I need to buy two bags of frozen peas.

Necesito comprar dos bolsas de chícharos congelados.

Do you know the Spanish word for “chickpea”?

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  • David Corcoran

    does the expression, “two peas in a pod”, translate into Spanish?

  • Sandrita

    In Spanish we use the expresion “como dos gotas de agua” when people or things are very alike.

  • Sandrita

    chickpea : Garbanzo
    I like to prepare chickpeas salad
    Me gusta preparar ensalada de garbanzos

  • David Corcoran

    yes it looks like a similar expression for “like two pea's in a pod”, would be “como dos gotas de agua”.

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