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Spanish 4: Popol Vuj (Complete)

STUDY
PLAY
Aclarar
To clear up
La adivinación
Telling the future
Alabar
To praise
el alba
Dawn
El alma
Soul
Amanecer
To daybreak
Aullar
To howl
Aún
Still
El barranco
Ravine
El barro
Clay/mud
El bejuco
Reed
La belleza
Beauty
El cangrejo
Crab
Chillar
To yell/scream
Los códices
Historic texts
El comal
Used to cook tortillas
Comestible
Edible
Conveniente
Fitting, appropriate
Cuyo/a/os/as
Whose
Dar a conocer
Let it be known
Darse cuenta
To realize
Débil
Weak
Desbaratar
To ruin
Desde
Since
Deshacerse
To undo, come apart
El diluvio
Flood
Escondido
Hidden
La espadaña
A bamboo like plant?
La especie
Specie
La esquina
Corner
La faz
Face (of earth)
Gatear
To crawl
El gemelo
Twin
Golpear
To hit
Graznar
To "caw"
Hirviente
Boiling
Huír
To flee
La joya
Jewel
El lago
Lake
Lograr
To achieve
El logro
Achievement
Merecer
To deserve, to merit
Morder
To bite
La neblina
Fog
el nido
Nest
La olla
Cooking pot
La piedra de moler
Grinding stone
El polvo
Dust
La pradera
Prairie
Prodigioso
Extraordinary
Quebrar
To break
La razón
Reason
El relato
Story
Rezar
To pray
Rodeado
Surrounded
Rugir
To roar
Sacudir
To shake
Sobrenatural
Supernatural
El sobreviviente
Survivor
Subirse
To go down
Surgir
To come forth
Tallado
Worked, crafted
La tinaja
Clay pot/jar
Triturado
Shredded
El tuétano
Bone marrow
Vacío
Empty
Vagar
To wander
Vanidoso
Vain
La vega
River delta/valley
Venerar
To venerate
La voluntad
Will, volition
El zopilote
Buzzard-like bird
alcanzar
to reach
arrancar
to pull out/up
arrastrar
to drag
el bodocazo
dart
brillar
to shine
castigar
to punish
la cerbatana
dart gun
la chicha
alcoholic beverage made from corn
el curandero
medicine man
el daño
damage
derribar
to pull down, to knock down
desplomarse
to collapse
desprenderse
to unfasten, loosen
la discordia
discord
encargarse
to take charge of
encorvado
curved
enorgullecerse
to become proud
el escondite
hiding spot
el estruendo
noise,crash
el fondo
bottom/back
el gusano
worm
la hormiga
ant
el hoyo
hole
jactarse
to brag
malvado
evil
el matorral
bush,shrub
opacarse
to become opaque
el palo
pole
el pedazo
piece
la plata
silver
putrefacto
decayed
la quijada
jaw
recostado
reclined
rescatar
to rescue
sacudir
to shake
salvo
saved, safe
sin embargo
nevertheless, however
la soberbia
sinful pride
temblar
to tremble
el terremoto
earthquake
tirar
to shoot
treparse
to climb
vanagloriarse
to be vain/proud
vencer
to defeat
la viga
beam (construction)
aflojar
to weaken
agarrar
to grab
amarrar
to tie up
animarse
to feel like, to get motivated to do something
arrastrar
to drag
asar
to roast
asustar
to scare
boca abajo
face down
boca arriba
face up
el bocado
mouthful
el cangrejo
crab
cazar
to hunt
el cerro
mountain
chorrear
to spurt, gush
la concha
shell
la cueva
cave
echar
here: throw
enterrar
to bury
la grasa
fat/grease
la gruta
syn. of cave
la laja
large flat stone
la orilla
river bank
sobrepasar
to surpass
las tenazas
pinchers/claws
la trampa
trap
tumbar
here: to knock down
untar
to spread (like butter)
el yeso
plaster/ cast
las ramas
branches
las calaveras
skulls
el escupitajo
wad of spit
la superficie
surface
deshonrar
to dishonor
el vientre
womb
cumplir
to fulfill
la ofrenda
offering
la jícara
gourd
la savia
tree sap
las brasas
hot coals
fecundar
to fertilize
la nuera
daughter in law
la red
net
la milpa
corn field
entristecer
to sadden
Enseguida
right away
la mazorca
corn cob
jatear
here: to shuck
la mata
cornstalk
dar a luz
to give birth
el hormiguero
anthill
la espina
thorn
la envidia
envy
crecer
to grow
junto a
together with
despreciar
to despise
a pesar de
in spite of
el maltrato
the mistreatment
calladamente
silently
el bocado
mouthful
deshacerse de
to get rid of
hacer daño
to do harm
grueso
thick
la faja
wrap/belt
la cintura
waist
la cola
tail
hacer muecas
to make faces
columpiarse
to swing
la rama
branch
la flauta
flute
reírse a carcajadas
to laugh out loud
el tambor
drum
amonestar
to scold
el bosque
forest
la milpa
cornfield
el azadón
hoe
el hacha
ax
el esfuerzo
effort
mancharse
to stain
extrañarse
to surprise
el jabalí
boar
labrar la tierra
to work the earth
la maleza
weeds
agarrar
to grab
la cola
tail
el ratón
mouse
pelado
hairless
suplicar
to beg
soltar
to let go
el techo
roof
el cántaro
jug
roer
to gnaw
los lazos
ties/ropes
el zancudo
mosquito
el agujero
hole
el anillo
ring/hoop
la rodillera
knee guards
tapar
to cover
el piojo
louse
el nieto
grandson
partir
to leave
el aviso
warning
el sapo
toad
de prisa
in a hurry
tragar
to swallow
dar saltos
to jump
apresurarse
to hurry
el vientre
belly
despacio
slowly
deslizarse
to slither
el gavilán
hawk
disparar
to shoot
dar vueltas
to spin around
curar
to cure
enseguida
right away
la baba
drool
la nalga
buttock
enviar
to send
la señal
signal
sembrar
to sow
la caña de carrizo
cane/reed (like bamboo)
secarse
to dry
retoñar
to sprout
atravesar
to cross
picar
to bite/sting
chupar
to suck
dirigirse
to direct oneself
el muñeco
doll
revelar
to reveal
la fila
row
el asiento
seat
ardiente
burning
engañar
to deceive
meter
to put
obscuro
dark
la raja
splinter/chip
el amanecer
dawn
la guacamaya
parrot
arder
to burn
la luciérnaga
firefly
dar a luz
to give birth
el aro
ring/hoop
pedernal
flint
el ramo
bouquet
despedazar
to destroy/demolish
la navaja
knife
el zompompo
flying ant
acarrear
to transport
la maceta
flower pot
ahuyentar
to keep away
la leña
firewood
el murciélago
bat
tallar
to carve
el carapacho
tortoise shell
atrasar
to delay
el tomatal
tomato patch
la concha
shell
la hoguera
bonfire
moler
to grind
el hueso
bone
el polvo
powder/dust
el mendigo
beggar
los zancos
stilts
arder
to burn
negar
to deny/refuse
a la fuerza
by force
despedazar
to cut up in pieces
descuartizar
to cut a body in four
disfrazar
to disguise
enseguida
right away
caer de rodillas
to fall to one's knees
la misericordia
mercy
los pecadores
sinners
los desventurados
the unfortunate
apoderarse de
to take power over
incitar
to incite
ambos
both
el escultor
sculptor
la pelota
Mayan ballgame
el inframundo
netherworld
el ruido
noise
entrar en consejo
to hold a council meeting
el derramiento
spill
hinchar
to swell
enflaquecer
to get skinny
la muerte repentina
sudden death
la desgracia
misfortune
atormentar
to torment
enseguida
right away
enviar
to send
el búho
owl
el guante
glove
el mensajero
messenger
despedirse
to bid farewell
la flauta
flute
esculpir
to sculpt
la leña
firewood
la escalera
stairway
el cruce de caminos
crossroads
los muñecos de palo
straw dolls
saltar
to jump
la plancha
grill
esquivar
to avoid/get around
las tinieblas
darkness
el pedazo
piece
ocote
pinewood
el cigarro
cigar
entero
complete/whole
encender
to light
la prueba
test/challenge
la rama
branch
redondo
round
el jícaro
gourd
acercarse
to get near