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GCSE Spanish

Navidad and other Fiestas

regalo de navidad Christmas present
adornos de Navidad Christmas decorations
un ramo de Navidad a Christmas wreath
el muérdago mistletoe
el acebo holly
flor de Navidad poinsettia
la comida de Navidad Christmas dinner
una tarjeta de Navidad, un crismas a Christmas card
Árbol de navidad Christmas tree
el espumillón tinsel
un calendario de Adviento Advent calendar
la misa del gallo Midnight Mass
un villancico Christmas carol
adorno bauble
los Reyes Magos the Three Kings, the Three Wise Men
tomar las uvas/ las doce uvas de la suerte to see the New Year in. (in Spain a grape is eaten for each stroke of the clock at 12pm on December 31st. Each grape is supposed to represent one month of the new year)
¡Feliz Navidad! / ¡Felices Pascuas! Happy Christmas
¡Felices fiestas! Season's greetings!
¡Feliz Navidad y Próspero Año Nuevo! Merry Christmas and a Prosperous / Happy New Year!
¿Qué te regalaron para Navidad? What did you get for Christmas?
La Navidad está en puertas Christmas is just around the corner
Los preparativos de la Navidad empiezan en octubre The buildup to Christmas starts in October
oro gold
incienso frankincense
la cabalgata de Reyes On 6th January there is a Christmas parade, the principal characters are the "magic kings" who drive around the city on a float and shower the children and people with sweets and other presents.
un belén (Belén = Bethlehem) a nativity scene
el niño Jesús (baby) Jesus
los pastores shepherds
los ángeles angels
un burro a donkey
Papá Noel Father Christmas
el Diwali Divali
la Navidad Christmas
la Feria de Abril The Seville Fair (2 weeks after Easter)
el Eid al Fitr Eid (marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting)
los San Fermines The Running of the Bulls (Pamplona)
el día de los Muertos (Mexican) Day of the dead -November
Ramadán Ramadan
Nochevieja New Year's Eve
una fiesta religiosa a religious festival
celebrar to celebrate
simbolizar to symbolise
decorar to decorate
preparar to prepare
cocinar to cook
cenar to eat (for tea)
bailar to dance
cantar to sing
venir to come
llevar to wear
traer to bring
regalos presents
cabalgata parade
fuegos artificiales fire works
beber to drink
disfrazarse to dress up
disfraz costume
traje suit
un festivo nacional a bank/ public holiday
hacer el puente to make a really long weekend of it (out of a bank holiday)
...tiene lugar ...takes place
comida típica typical food
los bocadillos rolls/sandwices
el brindis toast
el champán champagne
las decoraciones decorations
el desfile parade
los dulces sweets
los fuegos artificiales fireworks
los globos balloons
el grupo de música band
la invitación invitation
el invitado guest
los novios bride and groom
el pastel cake
la piñata piñata
la quinceañera girl celebrating her fifteenth birthday
el regalo gift
la serenata serenade
la vela candle
el aniversario anniversary
el bautizo baptism
la boda wedding
el cumpleaños birthday
la graduación graduation
las posadas nine-day celebration before Christmas
los quinceaños a girl’s fifteenth birthday celebration
el santo saint’s day
brindar to toast
casarse (con) to get married (to)
celebrar to celebrate
cumplir ...años to be/to turn... years old
romper to break
Created by: WelshPolyglot



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