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abans ( de)
before
abraçada (f.)
embrace, love
acabar
to finish
acollidor
welcoming
acompanyar
to go with someone
aconseguir
to achieve
actitud (f.)
attitude
adéu
goodbye
adjunt, -a
attached, enclosed
afaitar-se
to shave
agafar
to take, to take hold of
agenda (f.)
diary
agradable
agrair
ahir
yesterday
aigua (f.)
water
així
like this
això
this/that
ajuntament (m.)
town hall
algun, -a
some
allà
there
allotjament (m.)
accommodation
amable
kind
amanida (f.)
salad
amanir
to dress, to season
amant (m./f.)
lover
amb
with
ambient (m.)
atmosphere
àmbit (m.)
sphere
amic, amiga
friend
anar
to go
Anglaterra
England
animació (f.)
lively activity
aparcament (m.)
car park
apartar
to put to one side
àpat (m.)
meal
aprendre
to learn
aprofitar
to make use of, to make the best of
apuntar
to note down
aquell, -a
that one (over there)
aquest,-a
this one (over here)
aquí
here
ara
now
arreglar
to sort things out, to mend
arreu
everywhere
arribada(f.)
arrivals
arribar
to arrive
arròs (m.)
rice
artesanal
home-made (craft)
ascensor (m.)
lift, elevator
assaborir
to savour
atleta (m./f.)
athlete
autocar (m.)
coach
autopista (f.)
motorway
aventura (f.)
adventure
aviat
soon, early
avui
today
baixar
to go down, to get off
barat
cheap
barreja (f.)
mixture
base de dades (f.)
database
benvingut, -uda
welcome
berenar (m.)
afternoon snack, afternoon tea
bistec (m.)
steak
blanc, -a
white
bo, bona
good
boda (f.)
wedding
bomba (f.)
bomb
bombers (m. pl.)
firemen
bon dia
good day, good morning
bona tarda
good afternoon
bossa (f.)
bag, purse
botifarra (f.)
sausage
botiga (f.)
shop
botiguer, -a
shopkeeper
buit, -da
empty
buscar
to look for
cabra (f.)
goat
cada
each, every
calamar (m.)
squid
cambrer (m.)
waiter
caminar
to walk
camisa (f.)
shirt
camp (m.)
countryside, field
campionat (m.)
championship
cangur (m./f.)
babysitter
cansat, -ada
tired
casolà
home-made
casteller, -a
castle-builder
cantant (m./f.)
singer
cantonada
corner
canvi (m.)
change
canvi (en)
instead, on the other hand
cap
head, any, none
capella (f.)
chapel
car, -a
expensive
cara (f.)
face
característica (f.)
characteristic
carn (f.)
meat
carnisseria (f.)
butcher's
carrer (m.)
street
carrera (f.)
university degree course, studies
carretera (f.)
road
carril (m.)
roundabout
carta (f.)
letter
casa (f.)
house, home
casat, -ada
married
cavall (m.)
horse
ceba (f.)
onion
cervesa (f.)
beer
cinturó (m.)
belt
circulació (f.)
traffic, circulation
ciutat (f.)
city
claredat (f.)
clarity
clima (m.)
climate
cobrar
to take payment
coincidir
to coincide, to be together
com
how, like, as
començar
to start
compartir
share
comprar
to buy
communicar
to be engaged, to communicate
conèixer
to know (people), to be acquainted with
conectar
to connect
consigna (f.)
left-luggage office
consultar
to consult
cordialment
warm greetings
córrer
run
corresponsal (m./f.)
correspondent
correus (m.)
post office
cosa (f.)
thing
costat (m.)
side
costum (m.)
habit, custom
cotxe (m.)
car
creure
to believe
cru, -a
raw
cuina (f.)
kitchen
cuinar
to cook
cuiner (m.)
cook, chef
curs (m.)
course
cursa (f.)
course
curt, -a
short
d'acord
agreed, OK, fine
de/d'
of, from
dedicar-se (a)
to work as
demanar
to order, to ask for
dents (f.)
teeth
depèn
it depends
dependent
shopkeeper
des de
from, since
desaparèixer
to disappear
desesperat, -ada
desperate
després
after, then
destacar
to point out
deute (m.)
debt
dia (m.)
day
diari (m.)
newspaper
dinar (m.)
lunch
diners (m. pl.)
money
dintre
inside
dir
to say
directament
directly
directe
non-stop
discutir
to discuss
disponible
available
dissenyador (m.)
designer
distingit, -ida
dear (formal)
divertit, -da
funny, entertaining
dolent, -a
bad
dona (f.)
woman, wife
donar
to give
donar classes
to teach
doncs
then, well
dormir
to sleep
dreta (f.)
right
dubtar
to doubt
durant
during
educat, -ada
polite
empleat, -ada
employee
empresa (f.)
company
encantat, -ada
delighted/pleased to meet you
encara
still
encàrrec (m.)
errand
enciam (m.)
lettuce
enllaç (m.)
link
enlloc de
instead of
entendre
understand
entrants (m. pl.)
starters
entrar
to go in
entre
between
entrepà (m.)
sandwich
entrevistador (m.)
interviewer
enviar
to send
equipatge (m.)
luggage
equivocar-se
to be mistaken
escalada
rock climbing
escarola (f.)
broad-leafed endive
escola (f.)
school
escoltar
to listen
escriure
to write
esmorzar (m.)
breakfast
espai (m.)
space
especialitat (f.)
speciality
esperar
to wait
esportiu, -iva
sports
esquerra (f.)
left
estació de metro (f.)
underground station
estalviar
to save
estar a punt de
to be about to
estimar
to love
estona (f.)
while (period of time)
estranger (m./f.)
foreigner
estrella (f.)
star
estressant
stressful
estudiar
to study
ètnic
ethnic
explicar
to explain
fàbrica (f.)
factory
fàcil
easy
facturar
to check in luggage
faixa (f.)
sash, belt
feina (f.)
work, job
fer de
to work as
fer gràcia
to amuse
fer migdiada
to have a siesta
fer
to do, to make
ferrocarril (m.)
train
fill, filla
son, daughter
final (m.)
end
fins ara
see you soon
fins i tot
even
fins que
until
fira (f.)
fair
fora
outside
foraster (m.)
foreigner, outsider
força
quite, a lot
forestal
forestry
formatge (m.)
cheese
fosc, -a
dark
fresc, -a
fresh
fruita (f.)
fruit
fullet (m.)
leaflet
fum (m.)
smoke
gaire
not very
gairebé
almost
gallina (f.)
chicken
gamba (f.)
prawn
gens
not at all
gent (f.)
people
germana (f.)
twin
gimnàs (m.)
gym
gira (f.)
tour
gos (m.)
dog
gràcies
thank you
gran
big, old
grans (m. pl.)
grown ups
gros, grossa
big, large
guanyar-se la vida
to earn a living
gustós
tasty
habitació (f.)
room
haver de
to have to
herbolari (m.)
herbalist
hora (f.)
hour, time
horari (m.)
opening hours
illenc, -a
islander
impressora (f.)
computer printer
inclòs, -osa
included
infermer, -a
nurse
infusió (f.)
herbal tea
iniciar
to begin
inundació (f.)
flood
IVA
VAT
ja
no longer, already, yet
jardí
garden
julivert (m.)
parsley
junt
together
jurat (m.)
jury
laboral
work-related
lavabos (m. pl.)
toilets
lent, -a
slow
litoral (m.)
coast
Londres
London
llarg,-a
long
llavors
then
llegir
to read
llengua (f.)
language
llet (f.)
milk
lleuger,-a
light
llevar-se
to get up, to get out of bed
llibre (m.)
book
llibreria (f.)
bookshop
llista (f.)
list
lliure
free
lloc (m.)
place
lloguer (m.)
hire, charge
lluç (m.)
hake
mà (f.)
hand
maco, -a
handsome, sweetheart, my love, good
madur, -a
ripe
mai
never
majoria (f.)
majority
malament
badly
malauradement
unfortunately
maleta (f.)
suitcase
mapa (m.)
map
marxa (f.)
action, nightlife, zest for life
masia (f.)
traditional farmhouse
mateix, -a
the same
meitat (f.)
half
menjador (m.)
dining room
mentre
while
més
more
més aviat
rather, sooner
metge (m./f.)
doctor
metro (m.)
underground
meu, meva
my
mica (f.)
a little, fairly
millor
better
minusvàlid, -ida
person with a disability
mirar
to look
mobles (m. pl.)
furniture
mòdul (m.)
module
molt, -a
very, much
món (m.)
world
moneda (f.)
coin
motxilla (f.)
rucksack
muntar
to ride
musclo (m.)
mussel
museu (m.)
museum
Nadal (m.)
Christmas
nadar
to swim
necessitar
to need
negre, -a
black
néixer
to be born
nen (m.)
child, boy
noi
boy, girl
nom (m.)
name
només
only
notícia (f.)
news item
nou, nova
new
número (m.)
number
obert, -a
open
obertura (f.)
opening (up)
obra (f.)
work
obres (en)
building site
obrir
to open
ocupat, -a
occupied, busy
oferta (f.)
offer
oficina (f.)
office
oliva (f.)
olive
on
where
opinar
to think, to express an opinion
ostres!
gosh! crikey!
pa (m.)
bread
pagar
to pay
pagès (m.)
peasant, farmer, farm worker
pàgina (f.)
page
país (m.)
country
paisatge (m.)
landscape
palau (m.)
palace
parada (f.)
stall, stop
parar
to stop
pare (m.)
father, present
parell (m.)
couple
parlar
to speak
passar
to spend, pass, happen
passer-s'ho bé
to have a good time
patisseria (f.)
cake shop, bakery
patates fregides
crisps, chips
patir
to suffer
pebrots (m. pl.)
peppers
peixateria (f.)
fishmonger's
pel.lícula (f.)
film
pensar
to think
peó (m.)
labourer, unskilled worker
per això
for this reason
per tant
therefore
per
(in order) to, by, through
perdona
excuse me
perdre
to lose
periodista (m./f.)
journalist
pernil (m.)
cured ham
però
but
perquè
because
petit, -a
small
peu (m.)
foot
pis (m.)
floor, flat, apartment
piscina (f.)
swimming pool
plaça (f.)
square
plaer (m.)
pleasure
plantilla (f.)
staff, work force
planxa
hotplate
plat (m)
plate, dish, course
plata (f.)
silver
platja (f.)
beach
ple, plena
full
plegar
finish work
ploure
to rain
plovent
raining
poble (m.)
village, small town
poc
little
poder
to be able
poma (f.)
apple
port (m.)
harbour, port
portar
to bring
posar
to put; to serve, give
postres (f. pl.)
dessert
potser
maybe, perhaps
preferir
to prefer
preguntar
to ask
prendre
to take, to have (drink, etc.)
pressa (f.)
hurry
pressa (de)
quickly
preu (m.)
price
primer cognom
first surname
procedent
coming from
professor, -a
teacher
prometre
to promise
prou
enough
provar
to try
pujar
to go up, to get on
puntualment
locally
qualsevol
any
quan
when
quant?
how much?
quant val?
how much is it ?
quantitat (f.)
quantity
que
that, which, who, how
què?
what
que tard!
how late!
quedar
to arrange to meet
quedar-se
to stay
qui
who
quina llastima!
what a pity
ratolí (m.)
mouse
ratxa (f.)
gust
realitzar
to carry out, to practise, to do, to realise
rebre
to receive
recollir
to pick up
recomanable
advisable
recomanar
to recommend
refrescant
refreshing
refugiar-se
to take refuge
regal (m.)
present, gift
regalar
to give ( a gift)
regla (f.)
ruler
rentar-se
to wash oneself
reposta (f.)
answer
retenció (f.)
hold up
reunió (f.)
meeting
riure
to laugh
rosa (f.)
rose
saber
to know
sala (f.)
room
saludable
healthy
salut (f.)
health, cheers
samarreta (f.)
T-shirt, football shirt
sant, -a
saint
segons
according
segur, -a
sure
semblar-se
to look like
sempre
always
sencer, -a
whole
sense
without
ser
to be
servir
to serve, to be of use
si
if
yes
signar
to sign
simpàtic, -a
nice, likeable, friendly
sinó ( no sols ... sinó ....)
but (not only ... but also ...)
sípia (f.)
cuttlefish
sisplau
please
sobretot
above all
sobte (de)
suddenly
sol (m.)
sun
sol, -a
alone
soler
to usually do something
sonar
to sound
sortida (f.)
exit, departure
sovint
often
suc (m.)
juice
també
also
tampoc
neither
tan
so
tancar
to close
tant
so often, so much
tard
late
taronja (f.)
orange
te (m.)
tea
témer
to fear
temporada (f.)
period ( of time), season
tenir
to have
tenir ...anys
to be ... years old
tenir sort
to be lucky
terra (f.)
earth
tipus (m.)
type
tocar
to be one's turn, to touch
tomàquet (m.)
tomato
tornar a
to return, to come back, to do something again
tornar-se
to become
tot
all
tot i així
even so
tot seguit
straight after
tota mena
every type
tothom
everybody
tractament (m.)
treatment
traductor, -a
translator
transbord (m.)
change of trains
trànsit (m.)
traffic
trobar
to find
trucar
to call
truita (f.)
omelette
una mica
a little
únic, -a
the only (one)
útil
useful
vacances (f. pl.)
holiday
vagó (m.)
carriage
variar
to vary
vas (m.)
glass, cup
vedella (f.)
veal
vegada
time
veí, veïna (m.)
neighbour
vell, -a
old
vendre
to sell
venir
to come
verdura (f.)
vegetable
veritat (f.)
truth
vermell, -a
red
vespre (m.)
evening
vestit (m.)
costume
veure
to see
vi (m.)
wine
via (f.)
platform (track)
viatge (m.)
journey
viatjar
to travel
vida (f.)
life
visitar
to visit
viure
to live
vol (m.)
flight
voler
to want
xarcuterìa (f.)
delicatessen