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  1. LaProfesoraLoca Junior Member

    Virginia
    English - USA
    Hi. Can anyone help me? I want to say "snow cone" in Spanish but am not sure how or if it even translates. Anyone have any suggestions?
     
  2. ClimbEveryMountain

    ClimbEveryMountain Senior Member

    Murray, KY
    Español
    It is a kind of an ice-cream. The translation is raspado, at least in Colombia.
     
  3. LaProfesoraLoca Junior Member

    Virginia
    English - USA
    ¡Muchas gracias! I was thinking maybe it would be translated "helado" but I wasn't sure since that is icecream and a snowcone is more of an ice with syrup. Thanks for your help! :)
     
  4. kreiner Senior Member

  5. LaProfesoraLoca Junior Member

    Virginia
    English - USA
  6. la_machy

    la_machy Senior Member

    Hermosillo, Sonora, México.
    Español de Sonora
    In México an ice with syrup is a 'raspado'.
    I hadn´t heard 'Snow Cone' for them, down here (San Antonio) are named in English ''raspa''.

    Saludos
     
  7. Na'ilah Senior Member

    USA English
    Interesting.... I guess with such a large Spanish-speaking population San Antonio has adopted a a shortened version of the Spanish word. Here (in the mid-west they are called Snow Cones. They are called "Water Ice" in Philadelphia.
     
  8. la_machy

    la_machy Senior Member

    Hermosillo, Sonora, México.
    Español de Sonora
    More than interesting. And yes, I'm sure that the large Spanish-speaking population of San Antonio has very much to do with the word ''raspa'' :).
     

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