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Palabras de Navidad

Palabras sobre la vacacion Navidad
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Nochebuena
Christmas Eve
Día de Navidad
Christmas Day
Año Nuevo
New Year
Nochevieja
New Year's Eve
El día de año nuevo
New Year's Day
las vacaciones de Navidad
the Christmas holidays
las Navidades/ la Navidad
Yuletide
el Día de Reyes
6th Jan. (the day when presents are traditionally given in Spanish-speaking countries)
la Noche de Reyes
12th night
el Día de los Santos Inocentes
28th Dec. (similar to April Fool's Day)
regalo de Navidad
Christmas present
adornos de Navidad
Christmas decorations
un ramo de Navidad
a Christmas wreath
el muérdago
mistletoe
el acebo
holly
flor de Navidad
poinsetta
la comida de Navidad
Christman dinner
una tarjeta de Navidad, un crismas
a Christmas card
Árbol de Navidad
Christmas tree
el espumillón
tinsel
un calendarío de Adviento
Advent calendar (?)
un pesebre
a crib
la misa del gallo
Midnight mass
un villacico
Christmas carol
adorno (Árbol de Navidad)
bauble
Baltasar, Gaspar, Melchor
Balthasar, Gaspar, Melchior
los Reyes Magos
the Three Kings, the Three Wise Men
tomar las uvas
to see the New Year in. (in Spain a grape is eaten for each stroke of the clock, at 12 p.m., on Dec. 31st. Each grape is supposed to represent one month of the new year.)
un auto de Navidad
a nativity play
!Feliz Navidad!
Happy Christmas!
Felices fiestas!
Season's greetings!
Feliz navidad y próspero año nuevo!
Happy Christmas and Prosperous/ happy new year
?Que te regalaron para Navidad?
What did you get for Christmas?
La Navidad está en puertas
Christmas is around the corner
Los preparativos de la Navidad empiezan en octubre
The preparations for Christmas begin in October.
el espíritu navideño
the Christmas spirit
oro
gold
incienso
frankincense
mirra
myrrh
Jerusalén
Jerusalem
la cabalgata
On the 6th of Jan., there is a Christmas parade, the principal characters are the "magic kings" who drive around the city on a float and shower the children and the people with sweets and other presents.
un belén
(Bethlehem) nativity scene
José
Joseph
la Virgen María
Mary
el niño Jesús
(baby) Jesus
los pastores
sheperds
los ángeles
angels
un burro
a donkey
Papá Noel
Father Christmas
un tronco de Navidad
a Christmas yule log
un pastel de Navidad
A Christmas cake
el pavo
turkey
langostinos
king prawns
mantecados
traditional Christmas sweet made mainly from large and almonds, very similar to "polvorón"
polvorones
a typical, Spanish sweet, dry and powdery and made with almonds
una rosca de Reyes/ un roscón de Reyes
a large round bun baked for the 6th of Jan., with candied fruits and things hidden (coins, etc.)
turrón
turrón blando
turrón duro
turrón de chocolate
a typical Spanish sweet eaten at Christmas
made with ground almonds
hard and nougat-like
made with chocolate and puffed rice
mazapán
marzapan
una cesta de Navidad
a Christmas hamper
(una copa de) cava
(a glass of) Spanish sparkling wine, similar to champagne
el Gordo
Massive Christmas lottery which takes place on 22nd December, almost everyone buys a ticket. The results are sang by children as the balls come out of the machine.