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Harry Potter 1

Mary´s "Harry Potter y la Piedra Filosofal" Vocabulary, ch 1-6

el taladro a drill / a hole
rollizo/a chubby
soso/a bland, boring, lacking flavor
el berrinche a fit
el tunante a rascal, a rogue
atigrado/a tiger-striped
el rótulo a sign, a label
el pedido a request
el embotellamiento a bottleneck (traffic)
la hucha a piggybank
la montura a saddle, a mount, eyeglass frames
tieso/a stiff, upright
de soslayo sideways, in passing
el apesadumbrado sadness
azabache jet black
el umbral a threshold
titilante twinkling
el pulcro a hedge
seto/a tidy
latón brass
la repisa a ledge
el tiovivo a carousel
el ordenador a computer
el roce friction, rubbing, wear
la alacena a cupboard
enjuto/a skinny
el flequillo bangs
la prenda a neckhole of a shirt
el gamberro a hooligan
la remolacha a beet
salvo que except that
el tronco a trunk, a log
la vidriera a stained-glass window
estrafalario/a outlandish
la muleta a crutch
el felpudo a letter slot
el pergamino a parchment, a scroll
el tejón a badger
reseco/a dried-up, parched, skinny
el cogote the nape of the neck
la rendija a gap, a crevice
fofo/a flabby
lúgubre dismal
arado/a ploughed, furrowed
la percha a hanger
la choza a shack
desdentado/a toothless
gélido/a icy
el peñasco a boulder
el peña a rock
la maraña a tangle
la pelambrera a hank of hair
el atizador a candle snuffer
agrietado/a cracked
erizado/a standing on end (hair)
el apremio urgency
el respingo a startle
la varita a magic wand
el lirón a dormouse
malva mauve
el escabel a footstool
surtido/a stocked, supplied
el cojín cushion
desteñido/a faded
larguirucho/a "stringbean" -- tall and skinny
madera caoba mahogany
madera sauce willow
madera roble oak
velado/a blurry
chapucero/a shoddy, amateurish
los transeúntes the passers-by
el hongo a fungus
redomado/a utter
destartalado/a ramshackle
el jerez sherry
complacido/a pleased
el hierbajo a weed
un torbellino a whirlwind, a twister
abovedado/a vaulted, arched
la onza an ounce
el escaparate the shop window
el bazo the spleen
carmesí crimson
el taburete a stool
el raíl the rail
recodo/a twisted
sacudido/a shaken, jerked
madera de haya beech
madera de arce maple
el acebo holly
el regazo the lap
el tren arrancó the train pulled out
torvo/a really scary
el andén the platform
la taquilla the box office, pigeonhole, locker
el listón the bar, the standard
el cromo the trading card
la gragea a pill with a coating
callos callous (noun or adj)
agreste rough, wild, savage, rural
la astilla the splinter
tenebroso/a gloomy, sinister, shady
indebido/a improper, illegal
la gentuza the riffraff
¿te importaría? would you mind?
hacer chiquilladas to make childish tricks
el guijarro the pebble
a ver si cuela que.... let´s see if they believe....
no, no cuela no, it won´t wash
Created by: SturgesFam