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Word Definition Language Tags Audio
Vergüenza ajena Shame or embarrassment felt as a result of the actions of others Spanish adverse feeling
Empalagada How you feel after having something too sweet Spanish food feeling
Gula Gluttony, greed; indulgence; eating simply for the taste (i.e., not from hunger). Spanish adverse
sobremesa After-dinner conversation Spanish food friends
Mandilón A male who is super dedicated to his girlfriend, as compared to his friends Spanish love character
Trasnochar To stay up all night Spanish life time event
Tuerto A man with only one eye Spanish physical
Estrenar The experience of wearing something for the first time Spanish life
Madrugada The time of day occurring between past midnight and early morning Spanish time measurement
Te quiero Similar to "I love you" in a lower level, something that you say to someone and maybe someday it will be "love". For example, It's used with close co workers or in the classroom. Spanish feeling
Apapachar Pamper a person especially when she or he is sad Spanish action
Desvelarse To wake up in the middle of the night. Be unable to fall asleep. Spanish event adverse
Raspafiestas An adjective to describe a person who doesn't go until the party is over. Spanish habits attribute friends
Duende The mysterious power of art to deeply move a person Spanish art feeling emotion
Empalagoso Too sweet. Adjective to say you ate something so sweet that you got sick of it. Spanish food adverse change
Anteayer The day before yesteraday Spanish measurement
Merienda It's something you eat between lunch and dinner (sandwich, fruit...). At 6pm or so. Kids never miss it. Spanish food event
Consuegro Father in law of your son Spanish family
Ser/Estar The verb 'to be' is two different verbs in Spanish. Ser is 'what you are' and estar is 'how you are/where you are' Spanish attribute
Noniná Triple negation. Means yes, with emphasis. Spanish attribute measurement positive
Querencia A place from which one's strength is drawn, where one feels at home, the place where you are your most authentic self Spanish strength happiness character
Friolero Someone that is very sensitive to cold. That friend that always feel cold. Spanish attribute friends
Chingada An imaginary, horrible place where you send all those who annoy you Spanish funny adverse character



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