"Somos Muy Pobres" & "No Oyes Ladrar" Vocab

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alguna señal

some sign

la sombra

the shadow

tambaleante

staggering

trepándose (treparse)

climbing on

la llamarada

the flame/ flash of light/ fire

fíjate (fijarse)

notice (take notice)

una llamarada redonda

a round flare

ladrar de perros

barking dogs

detrasito (detrás)

located right in back of

rastro

trace

reculando (recular)

falling back on

el paredón

the thick wall

la carga

the load

echárselo la espalda

to toss out one's back

agarrarle

to grab him

las sacudida

the shakes/tremors

encajar

to dig in

los ijares

the flanks

las espuelas

the spurs

el pescuezo*

neck

zarandear*

to shake

la sonaja*

timbrel; musical instrument

apretar

to clench; tighten

apéame (apear)

take me down (to take down)

alcanzar

to catch up with

estirar*

to stretch; to straighten

opaca

opaque

a tropezones*

stumbling

enderezar

to straighten up

el cerro

the little hill

cargado

carrying

quedita*

soft; gentle

apenas*

...

agachar

...

agarrotado

...

al cabo

finally

áspero

rough

el sudor/ sudar

...

alivir

...

he maldecido (maldecir)

I have cursed (to curse)

los riñones

the kidneys

trajinando (trajinar)

hustling (to con)

derrengaré (derrengar)

to cripple oneself

aguántate

hold on (command)

llenadero

...

sollozara

...

retacado

...

los tejados

the "tile" roofs

aplastar

...

el pretil

...

flojo

...

"con más ganas"

con fuerza

coraje

la furia

apuración

preoccupación

los arrimados

puestos muy juntos

cumplir

llegar a cierta edad

mortificación

aflicción

el aguacero

lluvia violenta

un manojo

lo que cabe en la mano

enterrar

meter en la tierra

entreverada

confundida

suceder

ocurrir

leña

madera para una fogata

encueradas (??)

desnudas

"un capitalito"

una pequeña fortuna

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