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13:58 Mar 2, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: buffet
Camida pare, el rey mexico

buffet for the king of mexico?
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Summary of answers provided
naBufetfuentes
naBuffet... we use the same word in Spanish.Yolizma Zayas
nabuffet / buféDyran Altenburg
naAmbigú or bufet (one "f")
Alexandro Padres Jimenez
nabuffet o comidaAlfonso Romero


  

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33 mins
buffet o comida


Explanation:
it´s used as "buffet" in both languages

Alfonso Romero
Mexico
Local time: 20:39
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1 hr
Ambigú or bufet (one "f")


Explanation:
can be used for the translation of Buffet. Sometimes, it is used as buffet, exactly as in English, but improperly spelled.

Good luck!

Alexandro Padres Jimenez
Local time: 21:39
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4 hrs
buffet / bufé


Explanation:
In Mexico, the same word as in English is used: "buffet"

The following option might be more acceptable in other Spanish speaking countries. Note the accent on the "e":

From diccionario VOX:

bufé
I. Del fr. ant. buffet.
1. (sustantivo masculino). En las fiestas o restaurantes, mesa o mostrador que se preparan con comidas y dulces para que cada comensal se sirva lo que le apetezca.
2. (sustantivo masculino). Local o sala en que se sirve esta comida.


    Reference: http://www3.anaya.es/dicc/dicc/DALCorpHits.html?D=DAL&HTMLFo...
Dyran Altenburg
United States
Local time: 21:39
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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4 days
Buffet... we use the same word in Spanish.


Explanation:
It will be very helpful if you please write the whole sentence as originally given in English, so we can have an idea of the whole text to be translated into Spanish. Como... Buffet para un Rey de México. Comida de buffet para un Rey. It all depends on your text. But Buffet is Buffet in Spanish. Hope to be of more help.

Yolizma Zayas
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19 days
Bufet


Explanation:
If the original phrase is Buffet for the king of Mexico, the correct translation would be "Un bufet para el rey de Mexico."
There is no word in Spanish for buffet. You could ( if you want) write down the meaning of buffet in your translation but it would be very confusing. I suggest using the word bufet as it is used im most Spanish speaking contries.

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