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Spanish III U2E1 to U3E3

acudir a

to attend

el (la) a almirante

admiral

la banda

band

la bandera

flag

el discubrimiento

discovery

el faro

lighthouse

la procesión

procession

sonar

to sound, ring

los antepasados

ancestors

la bomba

Afro-Caribbean dance

el conjunto

musical group

conmemorar

to commemorate

la costumbre

custom

el día de las Abolición de de la Esclavitud

Abolition Day

enfrentar

to confront

el (la) esclavo(a)

slave

honrar

to honor

la injusticia

injustice

justo(a)

just, fair

la lucha

fight

el (la) opresor(a)

oppressor

la plena

Afro-Caribbean dance

el (la) proponente

supporter

solemne

solemn

la victoria

victory

conservador

conservative

la constitución

constitution

la democracia

democracy

democrático

democratic

el derecho

the (legal) right

el ejército

army

el gobierno

government

la ideología

ideology

la ley

law

liberal

liberal

la monarquía

monarchy

el poder

power

el alcalde (la alcaldesa)

mayor

el (la) gobernador(a)

governor

el (la) líder

leader

el (la) presidente(a)

president

la reina

queen

el rey

king

la competencia

competition

el ensayo

essay

la patria

mother country

el (la) patriota

patriot

patriótico(a)

patriotic

el patriotismo

patriotism

dudar

to doubt

es cierto

it's certain

es dudoso

it's doubtful

es improbable

it's improbable

es verdad

it's true

estoy seguro(a)

i'm sure

no estoy seguro(a)

i'm not sure

no creer

to not believe

creer

to believe

pensar

to think

festejar

to celebrate

pasarlo bien

to have a good time

patrocinar

to sponsor

¡Buen provecho!

Enjoy! (your meal)

¡Próspero Año Nuevo!

Happy New Year!

Muy amable.

That's kind of you.

No hay de qué.

It's nothing.

A ti; A usted

No, thank you.

el arroz

the rice

el arroz con leche

the rice pudding

el budín

the pudding

en escabeche

in garlic vinegar, red pepper, and oil

el lechón asado

the roast suckling pig

el pastel

the tamale-like mixture of plantain, yuca, and meat; also the cake

el pavo

the turkey

El día de Acción de Gracias

Thanksgiving

El día de la Amistad

Valentine's Day

El día de la Independencia

Independence Day

El día de las Madres

Mother's Day

El día de los Padres

Father's Day

El día de la Raza

Columbus Day

la Janucá

Hanukkah

la Navidad

Christmas

las Pascuas

Easter

la quinceañera

fifteenth birthday

el anfitrión

the host

la anfitriona

the hostess

el Año Nuevo

the New Year

la campana

the bell

la campanada

the tolling of the bell

el cohete

the firecracker

el concurso

the contest

los fuegos artificiales

the fireworks

la gala

the big, formal party

inolvidable

unforgettable

la madrugada

the early morning, dawn

el motivo

the purpose

el músico

the musician (masculine)

la música

the musician (feminine)

la orquesta

the orchestra

la pareja

the couple

la radioemisora

the radio station

el ruido

the noise

típico(a)

typical, regional

De nada.

You're welcome.

Es un placer...

It's a pleasure...

Gracias.

Thank you.

Mil gracias

Many thanks

Se lo agradezco.

It's really appreciated.

dudar que

to doubt that

Es imposible que

It's impossible that

Es improbable que

It's improbable that

no creer que

to not think that

no es cierto que

It's not true (certain) that

no es verdad que

It's not true that

no estar seguro(a) (de) que

to not be sure that

no opinar que

to not be of the opinion that

no pensar que

to not think that

buscar

to look for

no hay nada

there is nothing

no hay nadie

there is nobody

¿Hay algo...?

Is there anything...?

¿Hay alguien...?

Is there anyone...?

agradecer

to thank

el apoyo

support

apreciar

to appreciate

el birrete

cap

brindar

to make a toast

el brindis

toast

la ceremonia de graduación

graduation ceremony

el desfile

parade, procession

el diploma

diploma

el discurso

speech

emocionarse

to be thrilled, touched

la enhorabuena

congratulations

el éxito

success

la generosidad

generosity

generoso(a)

generous

el (la) graduando(a)

graduate

graduarse

to graduate

llevar a cabo

to accomplish

mil gracias

many thanks

orgulloso(a)

proud

los padrinos

godparents

la toga

gown

valer la pena

to be worthwhile

avanzar

to advance

el camino

path, road

imponer

to impose

el orgullo

pride

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