Spanish 4: Popol Vuj (Complete)

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Aclarar

To clear up

La adivinación

Telling the future

Alabar

To praise

el alba

Dawn

El alma

Soul

Amanecer

To daybreak

Aullar

To howl

Aún

Still

El barranco

Ravine

El barro

Clay/mud

El bejuco

Reed

La belleza

Beauty

El cangrejo

Crab

Chillar

To yell/scream

Los códices

Historic texts

El comal

Used to cook tortillas

Comestible

Edible

Conveniente

Fitting, appropriate

Cuyo/a/os/as

Whose

Dar a conocer

Let it be known

Darse cuenta

To realize

Débil

Weak

Desbaratar

To ruin

Desde

Since

Deshacerse

To undo, come apart

El diluvio

Flood

Escondido

Hidden

La espadaña

A bamboo like plant?

La especie

Specie

La esquina

Corner

La faz

Face (of earth)

Gatear

To crawl

El gemelo

Twin

Golpear

To hit

Graznar

To "caw"

Hirviente

Boiling

Huír

To flee

La joya

Jewel

El lago

Lake

Lograr

To achieve

El logro

Achievement

Merecer

To deserve, to merit

Morder

To bite

La neblina

Fog

el nido

Nest

La olla

Cooking pot

La piedra de moler

Grinding stone

El polvo

Dust

La pradera

Prairie

Prodigioso

Extraordinary

Quebrar

To break

La razón

Reason

El relato

Story

Rezar

To pray

Rodeado

Surrounded

Rugir

To roar

Sacudir

To shake

Sobrenatural

Supernatural

El sobreviviente

Survivor

Subirse

To go down

Surgir

To come forth

Tallado

Worked, crafted

La tinaja

Clay pot/jar

Triturado

Shredded

El tuétano

Bone marrow

Vacío

Empty

Vagar

To wander

Vanidoso

Vain

La vega

River delta/valley

Venerar

To venerate

La voluntad

Will, volition

El zopilote

Buzzard-like bird

alcanzar

to reach

arrancar

to pull out/up

arrastrar

to drag

el bodocazo

dart

brillar

to shine

castigar

to punish

la cerbatana

dart gun

la chicha

alcoholic beverage made from corn

el curandero

medicine man

el daño

damage

derribar

to pull down, to knock down

desplomarse

to collapse

desprenderse

to unfasten, loosen

la discordia

discord

encargarse

to take charge of

encorvado

curved

enorgullecerse

to become proud

el escondite

hiding spot

el estruendo

noise,crash

el fondo

bottom/back

el gusano

worm

la hormiga

ant

el hoyo

hole

jactarse

to brag

malvado

evil

el matorral

bush,shrub

opacarse

to become opaque

el palo

pole

el pedazo

piece

la plata

silver

putrefacto

decayed

la quijada

jaw

recostado

reclined

rescatar

to rescue

sacudir

to shake

salvo

saved, safe

sin embargo

nevertheless, however

la soberbia

sinful pride

temblar

to tremble

el terremoto

earthquake

tirar

to shoot

treparse

to climb

vanagloriarse

to be vain/proud

vencer

to defeat

la viga

beam (construction)

aflojar

to weaken

agarrar

to grab

amarrar

to tie up

animarse

to feel like, to get motivated to do something

arrastrar

to drag

asar

to roast

asustar

to scare

boca abajo

face down

boca arriba

face up

el bocado

mouthful

el cangrejo

crab

cazar

to hunt

el cerro

mountain

chorrear

to spurt, gush

la concha

shell

la cueva

cave

echar

here: throw

enterrar

to bury

la grasa

fat/grease

la gruta

syn. of cave

la laja

large flat stone

la orilla

river bank

sobrepasar

to surpass

las tenazas

pinchers/claws

la trampa

trap

tumbar

here: to knock down

untar

to spread (like butter)

el yeso

plaster/ cast

las ramas

branches

las calaveras

skulls

el escupitajo

wad of spit

la superficie

surface

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