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‘Glaseado’*(m) is the Spanish word for ‘icing’, or ‘frosting’. ‘Glaseado’ refers to hard icing – the word for soft icing is ‘baño’ (BAHN/yoh), for example ‘baño de chocolate’ is ‘chocolate icing/frosting’. ‘Icing, or confectioner’s sugar’ is ‘azúcar glasé’.
* This is a masculine noun, which means that any adjective that describes it has to agree with it. Spanish masculine nouns and their agreeing adjectives usually end in '-o' in the singular form, but there are exceptions. See Spanish notes for more details.
- The 'a's are pronounced closest to the 'a' in 'father', and the 'lah' in 'do re mi'. ‘Mamma’ pronounced Italian style is the best reference;
- The 'e' sounds like the 'e' in 'egg';
- The Spanish ‘d’ here is correctly pronounced like the English ‘th’ sound in ‘the’. English speakers may be better off saying it like the English ‘d'; *More info
- The 'o' is pronounced closest to the 'o' in 'hot'.
The Spanish ‘d’ is pronounced as in English after a pause, ‘n’ or ‘l’. In all other cases, notably between vowels, it is pronounced with a softer ‘th’ sound in 'the'. This applies across Latin-American and Spanish (from Spain) pronunciation.
The French word for icing/frosting is ‘glaçage’, and the Italian is ‘glassa’.