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6 years ago

Spanish Word Photo

From my last trip around Andalucía.
A really exotic fruit with its flower in the countryside near Ronda.
: 'la flor' - flower

Spanish Word del 15 de Julio, 2010:
 

 Word of the day:     'la niebla'    NEEeh-blah

English translation:           fog

 

Synonym(s):                      neblina, bruma    

 

Sentence:    

 

                Se formarán bancos de niebla intensos.

                Intense fog banks will form.

 

 

                Chris
                   
         
6 years ago

From my last trip around Andalucía.
A really exotic fruit with its flower in the countryside near Ronda.

In this photo:
'la flor' - flower

Spanish Word Photo

Spanish Word del 14 de Julio, 2010:

Spanish Word of the day:     'la guerra'   GHE-rah 

English translation:                war

              

               Sentence:

               Esa zona sufrió mucha destrucción en los

               peores momentos de la guerra.

               This zone suffered a lot of destruction in

               the worst moments of the war.

              

             Chris
6 years ago

Around and about Astorga.

Spanish Word del 23 de Junio, 2010:

Spanish Word of the day:  la gaviota'  ga-BeeOH-tah
English translation:            seagull, gull

Phrase:

A veces hay gaviotas en la playa

Sometimes there are seagulls at the beach,

6 years ago

Around and about Astorga

Spanish Word del 17 de Junio, 2010:

Spanish Word of the day:   'el médico'  MEH-dee-koh

English translation:              doctor

Phrase:    

 ¿Hay un médico que habla inglés?

Is there an English speaking doctor?

6 years ago

At a fountain near the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.

Spanish Word of the day: June 7, 2010 

Word of the day:        'salir'      sah-LEER

Synonym(s):                           partir

English translation:      to leave


Phrase:           When does the bus leave?

                  ¿Cuándo sale el autobús?

That's it for today!
         Saludos desde Málaga,
       Chris

             

6 years ago

The great Gaudí palace in Astorga.

Spanish Word del 2 de Junio, 2010:

Spanish word:   'la visita guiada' bee-SEE-tah gee-AH-dah

English translation:   guided tour

Phrase:     

 

              Hay una visita guiada del palacio en inglés?

              Is there a guided tour of the palace in English?     

Chris   

6 years ago

The beautiful parks in the centre of Burgos.

Spanish Word del 1 de Junio, 2010:

Spanish word of the day:   'comer'  coh-MEHR
English translation:            
to eat

Phrase:

              Comí como un caballo

              I ate like a horse.

Chris

6 years ago

The lake at 'El Chorro".

Spanish Word del 31 de Mayo, 2010:

Spanish word of the day:   'el jabalí'  hhah-bah- LEE

English translation:          wild boar

Synonym(s):                      cerdo salvaje

 

Phrase:                             

    

              Obelix siempre quiere cazar a los jabalíes.

              Obelix always wants to hunt the wild boars.

Chris

6 years ago

Something to read for the afternoon in Valdepeñas.

Spanish Word del 28 de Mayo, 2010:

Spanish word of the day:   'el águila'    AH-gee-lah


English translation:            
eagle

              Phrase: 

              Las águilas son aves rapaces.

              Eagles are raptors.

              Christ

6 years ago

Around and about Astorga.

Spanish Word del 27 de Mayo, 2010:

Spanish word of the day:    razón'    rah-SON

English translation:            

Phrase: 

              Tienes razón.

              You are right.

              Christ,

reason
6 years ago

The hotel we stayed at in Bilbao.

Spanish Word del 26 de Mayo, 2010:

Spanish word of the day:   'despacio'  des-PAH-theeo
English translation:            
slow

Survival Spanish: 

    

No entendía, ¿uede repetirlo más despacio?

 I didn't understand. Could you repeat it a little slower?

Chris, spanish of the word

6 years ago

The view out of the 'Cañon del Rio Lobos' in Soria.

Spanish Word del 22 de Abril, 2010:

Rio Lobos

Spanish word of the day:  'llegar'      yeh-GAR 

English translation:            to arrive                               

Phrase: 

Llegamos a las dos de la mañana.

We arrived at two o'clock in the morning

Chris, spanish word of the day.com  

6 years ago
 The bells at the 'plaza mayor' (central square) in Salamanca.

Spanish Word del 17 de Diciembre, 2009:

Spanish word of the day:       'huir'     UhEER

English translation:                 to flee, run away

Synonym(s):                          escapar

Phrase       

 

Miles de personas intentaron huir en barco de Beirut.

Thousands of people tried to flee by boat from Beirut.

6 years ago
Ripe grapes on my front terrace at the end of the summer.

Spanish Word del 11 de Diciembre, 2009:

Word of the day: 

English translation:    birth,  origin, beginning

Phrase:         

 

'el nacimiento'  nah-thee-MeeEN-toh

Estamos celebrando el nacimiento de su hija.

We are celebrating the birth of her daughter.

Have a great weekend! Saludos, Chris

6 years ago

Area surrounding the cathedral in Santiago de Compostela.

Spanish Word del 9 de Diciembre, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day: 'el zapato'  thah-PAH-toh

 English translation:          shoe

Synonym:                        zapatos de tacón'  high-                                      heeled shoes  

 Phrase:

¿Te gustan los zapatos que acabo de comprar?

Do you like the shoes that I just bought?

Chris, spanish of the word.com

6 years ago

A traditional storage for grain. In the hills near Santiago, Galicia.

Spanish Word del 8 de Diciembre, 2009:

       

Spanish Word of the day:      'leal',   lehAL       

 English translation:          loyal, faithful,   

Synonym(s):                    fiel       

 

Phrase:         

 

Integridad implica un cierto comportamiento leal frente

a las obligaciones y tareas que se deben emprender.

 

Integrity implies a certain loyal behaviour towards the obligations and tasks that should be undertaken

christ-spanish of the word.com

6 years ago

    Balcony of a town house in La Coruña, Galicia.

 Spanish Word del 7 de Diciembre, 2009:

     

Spanish Word of the day:    'vaciar' bah-THEEAR

English translation:              to empty

Conjugation:                      Imperativo

Phrase: 

Vacía tu vaso

Empty your glass

6 years ago

Figures standing alongside the 'Camino del Cid'.

                Spanish Word del 30 de Noviembre, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day:      'el barco'  BAR-coh 

English translation:                ship, boat

Synonym(s):                        buque, nave

 

Phrase:         

               

                Su barco apareció en el horizonte.

                Their ship appeared on the horizon.

Chris - spanish of the word.com

    
6 years ago

The beautiful entrance to a little church in Tarifa.

 

                Spanish Word del 23 de Noviembre, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day:    ah-clah- aclarar RAR    

English translation:             to clarify

Synonym(s):                       clarificar, explicar

 

Phrase:         

Tenemos que aclarar algunas cosas

We have to clarify some things.

6 years ago

At the beach near Fuengirola - Costa del Sol.

Spanish Word del 4 de Noviembre, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day:  'la bahía' bah-EE-ah

English translation:             bay  

Synonyms:                         cala, rada  

Phrase: 

        

We are going to a bay near Fuengirola.

                  Nos vamos a una bahía cerca de Fuengirola.
6 years ago

Looking over the Mijas hotel down to the Mediterranean Coast.

Spanish Word del 29 de Octubre, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day:   'agotado'    ah-goh-TAH-doh 

English translation:              exhausted

Synonyms:                         acabado, deshecho

Phrase:         

Los jugadores estaban agotados después del partido.

                  The players were exhausted after the match

                  Chris at spanish of the word.com

6 years ago

A somewhat old-fashioned way to get around town. 

                  Spanish Word del 27 de Octubre, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day:     'barba' - BAR-bah

English translation:               beard

Synonym(s):                        barbilla     

Phrase:         

                  Se le ha crecido una barba.

He has grown a beard.

  

                 visit Chris at spanish of the word.com

6 years ago

Off the road on the way to Ronda.

Spanish Word del 20 de Octubre, 2009:

 

Spanish Word of the day: toh'estar harto AHR-

English translation: to be fed up with have enough of sth.

Synonym:               cansado, fastidiado

Phrase:         

Estoy harto de huelgas.

I'm fed up with strikes.

6 years ago

One of the many picturesque streets in Mijas.

Spanish Word del 19 de Octubre, 2009:

     

Spanish Word of the day:   'caer'   cah-EHR    

English translation:             to fall     

Synonym:                          derrumbar (se)

 

Conjugation:                     Presente

 

 

Phrase:

         

Juan always falls into the water.

Juan siempre se cae al agua
6 years ago

A stunning view of Fuengirola. Picture taken in Mijas.

 Have a great weekend! Saludos, Chris

Spanish Word del 9 de Octubre, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day:   la manteca'  mahn-TEH-kah

English translation:               butter

Phrase:         

¿Me pasas la manteca por favor?

Could you pass me the butter please?

6 years ago

The 'Hotel Mijas' on the Costa del Sol.

Spanish Word del 7 de Octubre, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day:      'el baúl'       bah-UHL  

English translation:                boot, trunk

Synonyms:                            cofre, arca

 

Phrase:         

Mételo en el baúl.

Put it into the boot.

6 years ago
  A house in Mijas, on the Costa del Sol.

Spanish Word del 6 de Octubre, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day:  'aflojar' ah-floh-HHAR

English translation:            to loosen

Synonyms:                        relajar, distender,   Pretérito

 Phrase

Tenemos que aflojar los tornillos primero.

We have to loosen the screws first.

Learn more at spanish of the word.com

6 years ago

The Sierra Axarquia in Málaga .  Contributed by:  Tim  ¡Gracias!

Spanish Word del 15 de Septiembre, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day:  'el empate' em PAH-teh

English translation:            a draw, tie  (in sports)

Synonyms:                            igualdad, nivelación

Phrase:  

     

El partido de EEUU contra Italia resultó en un empate.

The match between the US and Italy ended in a draw.

Chris, spanish of the word.com

6 years ago

The mountains near Coín. About 30 min. from Málaga.

 

Spanish Word of the day:     'el láiz'    LAH-peath

English translation:                pencil

Synonyms:                            lapicero

Phrase/Expression:        

 

¿Me puede prestar un láiz, por favor?

            May I borrow a pencil, please?

Chris spanish word of the day.com

6 years ago
  On a roof terrace in Calahonda. Contributed by:  Martina,  Gracias

Spanish Word of the day:    'la calidad'     cah-lee-DA

English translation:              quality

Synonyms:                          cualidad, aptitud

Phrase:        

Esta carne es de muy buena calidad.

This meat is of very good quality.

Chris spanish of the word.com

6 years ago

A traditional street sign in Jerez.

Spanish Word of the day:   'sacar algo de'     sah-CAR

English translation:             to take something out of

Synonyms:                         extraer, arrancar

Sacaré el libro de gramática de mi mochila.

I will take the grammar book out of my backpack/ schoolbag.

Have a wonderful weekend! Saludos, Chris

spanish of the word.com

6 years ago

From the yearly Easter processions in Seville

Spanish Word of the day:      'la lástima' LAS-tee-mah

English translation:                pity

Synonyms:                            pena, dolor

Phrase:        

¡Que lástima!

What a pity!

Chris

spanish of the word.com

6 years ago

Near Cártama

Word of the day:...........'ofrecer'           oh-freh-THEHR
English translation:........to offer
Synonyms:...................presentar, mostrar

Phrase:        

¿Te puedo ofrecer algo para beber?
Can I offer you something to drink?

7 years ago

The Sleeping Indian 

Word of the day:...........la maravilla'     mah-rah-BEE-ya

English translation:........wonder, marvel

Synonyms:...................milagro, preciosidad

Phrase:        

¡Qué maravilla
How wonderful!

7 years ago

The walls of the 'Alcazaba' in Málaga.  

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Spanish word of the day:  'la juventud'   hhuh-ben-TUHD

English translation:            youth

Synonyms:                        mocedad

Phrase:

'La juventud de hoy es muy trabajadora.'

Today's youth is very hard working.

Chris - spanish of the word.com

7 years ago
 Photo taken in Seville. Contributed by:  Michael ¡Gracias!

 

Spanish Word of the day:      'el palo'      PAH-loh

English translation:                stick

Synonyms:                            vara, bastón

Phrase:        

¿Dónde encontraste este palo?

Where did you find this stick?

Chris - spanish word of the day

7 years ago
                  Ancient Mayan Ruins - Chichen Itza Mexico
Ancient Mayan Ruins, Chichen Itza, Mexico

Spanish Word of the day:   'la manera' mah-NEH-rah

English translation:              way, manner

Synonyms:                           forma, estilo

Phrase:        

Aprendemos español de nuestra manera.

We learn Spanish our way.

Brought to you by Chris - spanish of the word.com

7 years ago

Looking over the beautiful town of Antequera.  The hill in the background is known by the locals as 'The Sleeping Indian'.

Spanish Word of the day:  'abierto'  ah-BeeERtoh

English translation:            open

Synonyms:                     descubierto, libre, amplio

Phrase:        

¿El supermercado todavía está abierto?

Is the supermarket still open?

Chris - spanish of the word.com

7 years ago

At the stables near my house.

Spanish Word of the day:      'la valla'  BAh-yah

English translation:                fence

Synonyms:                            barrera, alambrada

Phrase:        

¡Tenemos que encontrar un hueco en la valla!

We have to find a hole in the fence

Chris  spanish of the word.com

7 years ago

Friends and Relatives on our tour through Seville.

 Spanish Word of the day:      cah-BA-yo'el caballo' 

English translation:                horse

Synonyms:                            corcel, montura

Phrase:      

A caballo regalado no le mires el diente.

Don't look a gift horse in the mouth.

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7 years ago

On top of the castle's tower in Segovia. This photo was contributed by Tyler Muchas gracias! 

Spanish Word of the day:      'rabioso' rah-BEEOH-soh

English translation:                furious

Synonyms:                            airado, furioso

Phrase:        

Es tan rabioso que pronto le echarán del bar.

He is so furious that soon they will ask him

to leave the bar

Chris spanish word of the day.com

7 years ago
 Approaching the village of Albufeta.

 

           

             Spanish Word of the day:        venir'  beh-NEAR

              English translation:    to come, arrive'           

Synonyms:   llegar,(tambien: deducirse)              

Phrase:

        

            Un día tendrás que venir a mi casa.

           You will have to come to my house one day.

Have a great weekend! Saludos, Chris

7 years ago
 The patio of an old farm house on the way to Seville.

Spanish Word of the day:      'los gemelos'  heh-MEHloss

English translation:                twins (also: glasses)

Synonyms:                              (anteojos, lentes)

Phrase:        

Paco y Juan son gemelos.

Paco and Juan are twins.

Chris - spanish word of the day.com

7 years ago

The patio of an old farm house on the way to Seville.

 

Spanish Word of the day:      'el tacón'    tah-CON

English translation:                heel

Phrase:        

Estos zapatos tienen tacones muy altos.

These shoes have very high heels.

Chris - spanish word of the day.com

7 years ago

The old city centre of Antequera.

Spanish Word of the day:      'dejar'  deh-HHAR    

English translation:  to allow, also to abandon

Synonyms:        soltar,abandonar,prestar,  omitir                                         
 

Phrase:   

Déjame entrar.

Let me in.

Chris - spanish word of the day.com

7 years ago
 On the Atlantic coast near Cadiz.

Spanish Word del 15 de Julio, 2009:

Spanish Word of the day:  'la lavadora'  lah-bah-DOH-rah

English translation:              washing machine

Phrase       

Mételo en la lavadora.

Put it into the washing machine.

chris - spanish word of the day.com

7 years ago
 The old city walls in Seville.

     

       Spanish Word del 14 de Julio, 2009:

Word of the day:    'afortunadamente' 

ah-for-tuh-nah-dah-MEHN-teh

English translation:    fortunately

Synonyms:                 venturosamente, felizmente

Phrase:        

 

Afortunadamente, puedo aprender Español con Spanish Word-A-Day.

Fortunately, I can learn Spanish with Spanish Word-A-Day.

Chris - spanish world of the day.com

7 years ago
Picture taken during the procession in Seville.

          

            Spanish word of the day: 'el encargado' 

ehn-car-GAH-doh

English translation:    manager, person in charge

Synonyms:     delegado,representante, dirigente

Phrase:     

   

Paco es el encargado de cuidar a los niños.

Paco is the person in charge of looking after the children.

7 years ago

Inside the Alcazaba in Málaga. 

          

      Spanish word of the day:  'la fiesta'   feeEHS-tah     

English translation:      celebration

Synonyms:              festividad, conmemoración

Phrase:        

 

Navidad es una fiesta religiosa.

Christmas is a religious celebration.

Chris - Spanish word of the day.com

7 years ago

Inside the Alcazaba in Málaga.

Spanish Word del 6 de Julio, 2009:

Spanish word of the day:  'quieto' keyYEH-toh      

Englishtranslation:    calm, still            

Synonyms:              tranquilo,sosegado

Phrase:         ¡Estáte quieto!

                                 Stand still!   Don't move!

Chris - spanish word of the day.com

7 years ago
 Entertaining art on the beach in Marbella.

Have a great weekend! Saludos, Chris

            Spanish word of the day:   'hábil'    AH-beel    

English translation:       skillful, well suited

Synonyms:   amañado,diestro,habilidoso

Phrase:        

Es la persona más hábil para este trabajo.

He is the person that is best suited for the job.

Chris



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7 years ago

In the middle of the countryside in Andalucía.

            Spanish word of the day:'el ladrón' lah DROHN    

English translation:                 thief

Synonyms:                          ratero,carterista  

Phrase:        

Un ladrón es siempre un ladrón.

Once a thief, always a thief.

7 years ago

Memories of the summer. Flowers in my garden.

Spanish word of the day:             'la vela'     BEHlah    

English translation:                   candle

Synonym:                                candela

Phrase:        

Como una vela en el viento.

Like a candle in the wind.

Chris

7 years ago

A farm house, not far from Coín.

Word of the day:     'el daño'      DAH-nyo    

English translation:      damage, wound

Synonyms:         perjuicio,  mal, desgracia

Phrase:

               ¿Te has hecho daño?

Have you hurt yourself?

7 years ago

In the mountains near Coin. Not far from where I live

Word of the day:      'la barbaridad'   bar-bah-ree-DAHD

English translation:     act of cruelty, atrocity

Synonyms:                atrocidad, crueldad, dislate

Phrase:

Lo que hicieron fue una barbaridad.

                    What they did was cruel/was an atrocity.

Christ Kobor

Spanish word of the day.com

7 years ago

One of the many lovely streets in Antequera.

                Word of the day:   'el abridor'   ah-bree-DOHR 

English translation:   bottle opener

Synonyms:       abrelatas,abrebotellas         

Phrase:

¿Me puedes dar el abridor?

Can you give me the bottle opener?

7 years ago

Waiting for the tourists.. The beach in Marbella

                Word of the day:      'salvar'    sahl-BAR  to

English translation:    rescue    

Synonyms:         librar, sacar, rescatar               

Phrase:

No salvaron nada de la tormenta.

They didn't save anything from the storm.

7 years ago

Stunning rocks in El Torcal, near Antequera.

Word of the day:      'admirar'    ahd-me-RAHR  

English translation:     to admire

Synonyms:                maravillar       

Phrase:

Viendo tu coche, solo puedo admirarte.

Seeing your car, I can only admire you.

7 years ago

  Inside the Alcazaba in Málaga, Andalucía

Word of the day:  'el sábado'  SAH-bah-doh  

English translation:      Saturday

Phrase:

El sábado nos vamos al teatro.

We are going to the theatre on Saturday.

7 years ago

View of the little church and the 'sleeping indian' in Antequera.

Word of the day:...........'el jersey'      hhehr-SAY
English translation:.......sweater, jumper

Phrase:

Tengo un jersey para tí.
I have a sweater for you.

7 years ago

Word of the day:...........'fiarse'           FEEAR-seh

English translation:........to trust

Synonyms:...................confiar, asegurar

Phrase:

Yo me fío de ti.
I trust you.

7 years ago
                Word of the day:     'las gafas'     GAH-fahs     

English translation:  glasses (for the eyes)

Synonyms:                 anteojos, espejuelos

Phrase:

 He perdido mis gafas.

I have lost my glasses.

anteojos, espejuelos
 
glasses (for the eyes)
7 years ago
 

Word of the day:           'ahí'      aEE     

English translation:          there, over there

Phrase:

El libro está ahí.

The book is over there.

7 years ago
 

Word of the day:    'el delito'  deh-LEE-toh  

English translation:        offence, crime

Synonym                        

Phrase:

Ha cometido un delito y ahora está en la cárcel.

He has committed a crime and is now in prison.

crimen
7 years ago

Word of the day:     'el pantalón'    pahn-tah-LON

English translation:       trousers

Special:                      pantalón vaquero = jeans

Phrase:

¿Te gusta mi pantalón nuevo?

Do you like my new pair of trousers?

7 years ago

Word of the day:        'padre'       PAH-dreh   

English translation:       father

Synonym:                    papá, progenitor

Phrase:

Su padre tiene un buen negocio.

His father has a good business.

7 years ago

Word of the day:          'nada'      NAH-dah   

English translation:         nothing

Antónimo:        todo             

Phrase:

No hay nada más importante.

There is nothing more important.



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7 years ago

Word of the Day:          Temporal    TEM-por-al

English Translation:       Temporary 

Phrase:

Tengo un trabajo temporal.
I have a temporary job.

7 years ago
Word of the day :           'impasible'      eem-pah-SEE-bleh
English translation:         impassive, unemotional
Synonym:                       imperturbable, insensible

Phrase:

No podemos permanecer impasibles ante el hambre de tantos.
We can not be impassive to so much starvation.
7 years ago

Word of the day:         'fácil'        FAH-theel    

English translation:        easy

Sentence:

It s easy to lean spanish

Es facil aprender español

7 years ago

adecuado - fitting, appropriate

ah-theh-KWAH-thoh (Each d in this word sounds like that "th" of "that.")

Example:  Si necesitas un coche has venido al lugar adecuado.
               If you need a car you've come to the right place.
7 years ago

Por la ciudad, personas vestidas con chalecos rojos llenaron las calles.

Throughout the city, people dressed in red vests filled the streets.

7 years ago

Look for the Blessing that will come during this Holiday Season

Miren asea las Bendiciones que les brindara esta Temporada Navidenia

7 years ago

Merry Christmas my Friends - Feliz Navidad mis Amigos

7 years ago

What a beautiful day - Que dia tan bello

7 years ago

I am so happy to be here - Estoy muy contento de estar aqui

7 years ago
el/la anfitrion(a) - hose/hostess
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7 years ago
elegir - elect   
a la Mejor - probably/possible/maybe
atrevido - daring/bold
7 years ago

God Bless you my Friends - Dios los Bendiga mis Amigos

8 years ago

Haave a fantastic Saturday - Que tengan un Sabado fantastico

8 years ago

Have a blessed night - Tengan una noche de bendiciones

8 years ago

Hello friends, how are you today - Hola amigos como estan ahoy

8 years ago

Have a great Saturday - Tengan un gran Sabado

8 years ago

Greetings - Saludos

8 years ago

May your weekend be magikal - haz que tu fin de semana sea magico

8 years ago

Have a great weekend - Tengan un buen fin de semana

8 years ago

Hope you are feeling well - Espero que se sientan bien

8 years ago

Have a great day - Tengan un buen dia

8 years ago

Welcome my friends - Bienvenidos mis Amigos

8 years ago

I m fine thank you- estoy bien gracias

8 years ago

Greetings Rico

Thank you, Gracias

Have a Blessed Day

Walelu

8 years ago

How are you - Como Esta Usted

8 years ago

Good Night - Buenas Noches

8 years ago

Good Afternoon - Buenas Tardes -

Spanish Word Of the Day
8 years ago
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Good Morning - Buenos Dias

 

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