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Agachar
to squat or crouch
Amarillenta
yellowish
Trenzas
braids of hair
Agarrotar
squeeze hard
Decalzo
barefoot
Cobre
copper
muy juntas
close together
lanzar
throw out, (yell)
blasfemia
curse word
aviaos estamos
literally, "we are off the track." It means are you nuts?!
Cómplice
accomplice
Llanto
wailing
la manta
blanket
ahorros
savings
pañuelo
handkerchief
seda
silk
crespo
curly
De Buena gana
happily, with good cheer, gladly
Anochecer
to become night time
Avergonzada
ashamed
Alzar
to lift up
Disimular
here "to over look"
Trazas
plan, but here it means "appearance"
Muda
mute
Cuitada
worrywort, troubled girl
Llama
flame
Candil
oil lamp
Embellecer
to beautify
Enseguida
right away
Habrase visto la tonta!
can you believe what a stupid girl?!
No se lo tenga en cuenta
don't hold it against us.
Moza
girl (usually younger than 10 years old)
Parpadear
blink
Envolver
to wrap up
Retal
remnant
Viveza
livelyness
Confeccionar
to make candy, but here to put something together in a special way.
A estas Alturas
at these heights, i.e. at this stage of the game
Hazmerreír
"make me laugh" laughingstock.
Un pesar
verb used as a noun - a weight
Naciera
this is imperfect subjunctive, but its real meaning is pluperfect = had been born.
Tierna
tender
Deshielo
thawing of winter
Ciruelos
plum trees
Percal
percale (a kind of cloth)
Desvaído
dull
Cuanta razon tenia
how right she was.
muro
wall
latir
to beat
asombro
amazement
almohado
pillow
enfriar
get cold
chillar
to scream
retrasada
retarded
huerto
garden
Majaderías
foolish statement or act