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Exam 1 Vocab

la huerta orchard/ vegetable
el mote nickname
la petanca game of bocce (ball sport)
el torneo championship
el campeonato championship
amargado/a bitter
dejar a alguien en paz to leave someone alone
enterarse to understand
entrenar to train
la bandera flag
la ciudadanía citizenship
el/la ciudadano/a citizen
el/la compatriota fellow citizen
la costumbre habit/ tradition
la frontera border
mi/tu gente my or your people
la lengua materna mother tongue
el nivel económico economic status
el orgullo pride
la patria homeland
la pobreza poverty
la raíz/ raíces root(s)
el símbolo symbol
la sobrepoblación overpopulation
mi/tu tierra my/your homeland
la zona residencial residential area
`avanzar to advance/ move up
criar(se)/ me crío to raise/ to be raised
estar acostumbrado/a a to be accustomed to
orgulloso/a proud
el barrio neighborhood
el nivel level (as in level of satisfaction)
crecer to grow
el bilingüismo bilingualism
la desesperanza hopelessness/ despair
la desilusión disappointment/ disillusionment
la esperanza hope/expectation
la ilusión hope/ wish/ delusion
el rechazo rejection
la residencia residence
el/la soñador(a) dreamer
la tarjeta de residencia resident green card
acostumbrarse a to get used to
echar de menos to miss
faltar to miss
rechazar to reject
superar(se) to advance in life/ to excel
tener papeles to have legal papers
ánimo cheer up! you can do it!
sí se puede yes we can
vamos let's go
todo all (nada, algo)
todo el mundo everyone (nadie, alguien)
un/uno/una one (ningun/ ninguno/ ninguna, algun/alguno/alguna). Ningun and algun are used as adjectives before a masculine noun. Ninguna/ alguna are used as adjectives before a feminine noun.
siempre always (nunca/jamas, algunas veces)
nada nothing (todo, algo)
nadie no one, nobody (todo el mundo, alguien)
ningún/ ninguno/ ninguna none, not any (un/uno/una, algun/alguno/alguna)
nunca/ jamas never (siempre, algunas veces)
algo something/ anything (todo, nada)
alguien someone (todos el mundo, nadie)
algún/ alguno/ alguna some/any (un/uno/una, ningun/ninguno/ninguna)
algunas veces sometimes (siempre, nunca)
Cayo Hueso Kay West
el humo smoke
la mezcla mixing
el vinculo link
el tabaco cigar
la vivencia experience in a life
criollo/a native in the country
disminuir decrease
actual current
en la actualidad now, nowadays
real real/ royal
en realidad actually, in fact, in actuality
el castellano el espanol
la cola line
hacer cola to stand in line
patria homeland
la riqueza richness, wealth
Created by: Katrina1212



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