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Palabras sobre la vacacion Navidad


Christmas Eve

Día de Navidad

Christmas Day

Año Nuevo

New Year


New Year's Eve

El día de año nuevo

New Year's Day

las vacaciones de Navidad

the Christmas holidays

las Navidades/ la Navidad


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


el acebo


flor de Navidad


la comida de Navidad

Christman dinner

una tarjeta de Navidad, un crismas

a Christmas card

Árbol de Navidad

Christmas tree

el espumillón


un calendarío de Adviento

Advent calendar (?)

un pesebre

a crib

la misa del gallo

Midnight mass

un villacico

Christmas carol

adorno (Árbol de Navidad)


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







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



la Virgen María


el niño Jesús

(baby) Jesus

los pastores


los ángeles


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



king prawns


traditional Christmas sweet made mainly from large and almonds, very similar to "polvorón"


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 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



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.

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