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Barriletes Gigantes

Preparation to read all about the festival of the Giant Kites in Guatemala

TermDefinition
All Saint's Day Día de todos los Santos
ancestors los antepasados
are not lacking no faltan
attendees los asistentes
bad spirits los espíritus malos
bamboo shoots las cañas de bambú
the best el mejor
the best design el mejor diseño
the best theme el mejor tema
the calm la calma
canvases, walls of paper los lienzos de papel
a committee, panel of judges una junta de jurados
a contest un concurso
a costume un disfraz
countries of the world los países del mundo
the deceased los fallecidos
displays los exponentes
each cada
eternal abodes (graves) las moradas eternas
festival of giant kites el festival de los barriletes gigantes
gigantic gigante
glue la cola de pegar
Guatemalans los guatemaltecos
the homes, houses, living quarters las viviendas
in a particular way de una manera particular
in different ways de formas diferentes
it's celebrated se celebra
kites los barriletes
late, dead ones, the deceased los fallecidos
a legend tells (recounts) cuenta una leyenda
length of stay la estadía
a link un enlace
the living los vivos
the locals los lugareños
the majority la mayoridad
many do big festivities muchos hacen grandes festejos
many (many) years ago hace muchísimos años
only sólo
the owners los dueños
the population, city, town la población
return retornar
sheets los pliegos
their loved ones sus seres queridos
then, so entonces
there are those who hay quien
the time period la época
to accompany acompañar
to adorn, decorate adornar
to assign asignar
to distance, move away alejar
to disturb perturbar
to elevate to the sky (fly) elevar al cielo
to greet saludar
to invade invadir
to make happy, brighten alegrar
to opt, choose optar
the townspeople los pobladores
the view la vista
with dedication and care con dedicación y esmero
works of art las obras de arte
the world el mundo
Created by: srabushmexico