Vocabulario para describir paisajes, pueblos y ciudades

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aldea (pueblo)

small village

arido a

arid

atrasado

backward

austral

southern

bullicioso/tranquilo

noisy/calm

calido a

warm (climate and personality)

cosmopolita

cosmopolitan

costern

coastal

desarrollado

developed

empinado

steep

en obras

in/under construction

escaso/ancho

narrow/wide

llamativo

dramatic, striking

lujoso

luxurious

norteno n

northern

occidental

western

oriental

eastern

peninsular

peninsular

provincial

provincial

rural

rural

sinuoso

winding

surcado

grooved, furrowed

sureno n

southern

ubicado

located, positioned

urubano

urban

abrirse camino entre

to make one's way through

atravesar

to cross

bordear

to skirt, to go on the edge of

cenir n

to circle, to surround

circular

to run, to be driven

corretear

to frolick, to run this way and that

cruzar

to stand out

descolgarse

to let oneself down, to descend

embarcar

to board

enterarse

to find out

lucir

to display

localizarse

to be located

ocultar

to hide

recorrer

to cover (a distance) to travel through, around

rodear

to surround, to encircle

rozar

to touch, to brush against

serpentear

to snake, to wind

toparse con

to come across by accident, to meet with, to run into

trajinar

to be busy

transcurrir

to take place, to transpire to pass

trasladar

to cross, to move

trasladarse

to move (as in to move from one city to another)

trazar

to trace, to outline, to sketch

ubicarse

to be located, to be situated

zigzaguar

to zigzag

al frente de

in front of

en frente de

across from, facing

frente a

right in front of

detras de---a

behind, in back of

al fondo

all the way in the back

a bordo de

aboard, on board

a lo largo de

along

en pleno...

in the middle of...

en torno a

around

el acantilado

cliff

la acera

sidewalk

la aldea

village

el aldeano

villager

la almena

crenelated battlement

el ambiente

environment, atmosphere

el arbolado

wooded area, stand of trees

la arena

sand

el arroyo

brook, stream

la calidez

warmth

el callejon---o

small street

la caminata

hike, outing

la carretera

highway

el casco

center (of a city)

el clima

climate

la colina

hill

la comarca

district, region

la cordillera

mountain range

el crucero

cruise

la cuenca

basin, mining area

la cuesta

slope

la duna

dune

la encrucijada

cross roads, intersection

el entorno

surroundings, environment

el estanque

pond

la fachada

facade, front of a building

las faldas

foothills, lower mountain slopes

la huerta

vegetable garden

la isla

island

la fornada

day's journey, working day

la llanura

plain

el letero

road sign

los limites--i

borders, far reaches

la mezquita

mosque

la mole

mass, bulk

el molino

windmill

el monasterio

monestary

la montana--n

mountain

el mirador

watch tower

el muro/ la muralla

exterior wall, (different from "pared" which means interior wall)

la ola

wave

la orilla

bank of a river

el paisaje

landscape, scenery

la parada

train stop, bus stop

el paraje

place, spot

el paseo

ride, walk

el patio

patio, yard

el patrimonio

heritage

las periferias

outskirts, surrounding areas

el pico

peak

el prado

meadow

el puente

bridge

el recorrido

route, trip, tour

el recoveco

turn, bend

los soportales

arcades, colonnades

la temporada

season

el tramo

section, part of a route

el traslado

move

el trayecto

route, tour, trip

el trazado

route, course

la ubicacion

location

la urbe

large city

el vaiven

swinging, rocking, rolling

el valle

valley

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