See also: Crema, cremá, créma, cremà, and cremă

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Italian crema. Doublet of cream, second-etymology crema, and crème.

NounEdit

crema (countable and uncountable, plural cremas)

  1. The light-colored, orangish head of foam on a cup of espresso.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Spanish crema. Doublet of cream, first-etymology crema, and crème.

NounEdit

crema (uncountable)

  1. A Mexican foodstuff, the Mexican version of crème fraîche or sour cream.
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CatalanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French crème.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

crema f (plural cremes)

  1. cream (fat part of milk)
  2. cream (skin product)
  3. soup with cream
  4. custard
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

crema

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of cremar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of cremar

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French crème.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

crema f (plural creme)

  1. cream

Usage notesEdit

  • Panna generally refers to physical cream, while crema refers to the flavor of cream. A pint of creamy gelato would be termed crema and not panna.

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: crema
  • Greek: κρέμα (kréma)

VerbEdit

crema

  1. inflection of cremare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

cremā

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of cremō

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

crema

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of cremar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of cremar

RomanianEdit

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NounEdit

crema f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of cremă

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɾema/, [ˈkɾe.ma]

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French crème.

NounEdit

crema f (plural cremas)

  1. cream (cosmetic product)
  2. (Latin America) cream (dairy product)
    Synonym: (Spain) nata
  3. soup with cream
  4. custard
  5. (Latin America, colloquial) mess (disorder)
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

crema

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of cremar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of cremar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of cremar.

Etymology 3Edit

From Ancient Greek τρῆμα (trêma, perforation, orifice) (perhaps influenced by crema).

NounEdit

crema f (plural cremas)

  1. (rare) dieresis

See alsoEdit

Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
     blanco      gris      negro
             rojo; carmín, carmesí              naranja, anaranjado; marrón              amarillo; crema
             lima              verde              menta
             cian; azul-petróleo              azur              azul
             violeta; añil, índigo              magenta; morado, púrpura              rosa

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