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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