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El Camino (Miguel Delibes) Capítulo 1 espanolextra

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el camino
path, road, route
acaecer
to happen
suceder
to occur
el mochuelo
little owl
lamentar
to regret
el acontecimiento
event
acatar
to respect, accept
fatal
fateful
el quesero
cheesmaker
el hecho
fact
honrar
to honour
progresar
to progress
el Mochuelo
the Owl
a la larga
in the long run
el boticario
chemist
estudiar para abogado
to study to become a lawyer
empingorotado
haughty, stuck up
el pavo real
peacock
mirar por encima del hombro
to look down on
la misa
mass
corregir
to correct
el cura
priest
el santo
saint
el púlpito
pulpit
marcharse a
to go off to
bullir en la cabeza
to spin in your mind
bien mirado
all things considered
caber
to fit into
el cerebro
brain, mind
desarrollado
developed
no obstante
nevertheless
exigir
to demand, require
el esfuerzo
effort
a fin de cuentas
when all is said and done
al cabo de
at the end of
acertar
to guess correctly
el rendajo
...
el arrendajo
jay
un jilguero
goldfinch
una boñiga
dung
un cagajón
horse manure
caprichoso
whimsical
afanarse
to work hard
revolverse
to toss and turn
el lecho
bed
los muelles
springs
el camastro
rickety old bed
de hierro
made of iron
chirriar
to squeak
desapaciblemente
noisily
que él recordase
as far as he could remember
la primera vez
first time
caer en la cama
to fall into bed
tal vez
perhaps
el tren ascendente
the up train
despedirse de
to wave goodbye
las Navidades
Christmas holidays
encerrado
locked up
respirar con ansia
to breath anxiously
presentir
to foresee
la escena
scene
la partida
departure
la lágrima
tear
llorar
to cry
tampoco
neither, nor
el herrero
blacksmith
aspirar
to have aspirations
conformarse con
to be happy with
la habilidad
skill
el capricho
desire, whim
cansarse de
to tire of
la fragua
forge
embelesar
to fascinate
el antebrazo
forearm
grueso
thick, stocky
el tronco
trunk
el árbol
tree
el vello
body hair
espeso
thick
rojizo
reddish
erizar
to stand on end
la cómoda
chest of drawers
resentirse
to suffer pain
el pecho
chest
subir
to rise
bajar
to fall
herido
injured
emperejilado
dressed up
tieso
rigid
presumida
vain
la vaca
cow
la pareja
pair, couple
la quesería
cheese store
el huerto
orchard, vegetable garden
la trasera de la casa
the back of the house
pedir
to ask for
entretenerse
to amuse yourself
la escopeta
shot gun
pescar
to fish
la trucha
trout
echar una partida
to play a game
el corro de bolos
skittle alley
la marcha
moving away
desazonar
to cause unease
la grieta
crack
el suelo
floor
la planta baja
ground floor
el haz luminoso
streak of light
el techo
ceiling
la fijeza
steady gaze
el hilo fosforescente
luminous thread of light
las faenas
housework
el gruñido
groan
áspero
rough, harsh
malhumorado
in a bad mood
adentrarse
to penetrate
el heno
straw
segado
reaped
lloriquear
to whine, whimper
la sábana
bed sheet
la camiseta
T shirt
los calconcillos
underwear
los calcetines
socks
extraviarse
to get lost, to go astray
la garganta
throat
el envés
underside
remangado
rolled up
sorberse la moquita
to sniff
apremiante
pressing, urgent
proseguir
to go on
cuidarse
to take care of yourself
padecer
to suffer
enajenado
absent
quedar en silencio
to remain silent
acertar a
to manage to
esforzarse
to make an effort
tesoneramente
tenaciously
inabarcable
immense
las espaldas
shoulders
macizo
solid
híspido
bristly
salvaje
wild
duro
hard, tough
abatir
to take down
el milano
kite
la envergadura
wingspan
la grandeza
greatness
el maestro
schoolteacher
el alcalde
mayor
dar vueltas
to turn around
colocarse
to place yourself
boca abajo
face down
amortiguar
to lessen, cushion, absorb
la ansiedad
anxiety, worry
morder
to bite
hallarse
to find yourself
el desazón
discomfort
boca arriba
face up
acariciar
to caress
arriesgarse
risk
el papirotazo
flick
lograr
to attain, achieve
los mayores
grown-ups
tozudo
stubborn, obstinate
agradar
to please
atormentar
to torment, torture
el pecado
sin
acostarse
to go to bed
el entarimado
wooden flooring
divisar
to distinguish
la banqueta
bench
agazapado
crouched down
el murmullo
murmur, whisper
el agrio olor
bitter smell
la cuajada
curd
la esterilla
mat
punzante
sharp
vinculado
linked, connected
los pormenores
the ins and outs
amarrado
tied to
el esclavo
slave
soltar una palabrota
to swear
golpear
to hit
el puño
fist
crispado
clenched
aparentar
to appear, seem, look
estar enfadado
to be angry
discernir
to discern
enfurecerse
to be furious
desigual
unequal
estar airado
to be irate
echar chiribitas
to sparkle, give off sparks
el rostro
face
endurecerse
to harden
detentar
to hold
la similitud
resemblance, similarity
el vientre
womb
seco
dry, barren
jurar
to swear
entre dientes
with gritted teeth
no tener remedio
to have no solution
escarbar
to dig
gimotear
to whine, whimper
el bote
can
oxidado
rusty
las migas de pan
breadcrumbs
a lo mejor
probably
el juez
judge
el dolor
pain
exacerbar
to aggravate
al cabo de un rato
after a short while
ponerse en pie
to stand up
el gancho
hook
la lumbre
fire
desparramar las ascuas
to rake the embers
relucir
to glow
el hogar
fireplace, hearth
el regazo
lap
repentinamente
suddenly
extenuado
exhausted
vacua
empty
empezar el grado
to begin your studies
suspirar
to sigh
rendirse
to give in
la conjetura
conjecture, speculation