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Vocabulario de parte 1 de la unidad "Fiestas y Celebraciones Familiares" de la clase de Srta. Sodergren.

el nacimiento

the birth

el bautizo

the baptism

la iglesia

the church

la madrina

the godmother

el padrino

the godfather

el agua bendita

the holy water


to be born


to baptize


to turn (years)

el clero

the clergy

el cura

the priest (c)

el sacerdote

the priest (s)

el ministro

the minister

el rabino

the rabbi

el imán

the imam

el muerto

the deceased person (m)

el difunto

the deceased person (d)

el cementerio

the cemetery (ce)

el camposanto

the cemetery (ca)

la tumba

the tomb

las flores

the flowers


to live


to die


to bury/inter

el ataúd

the casket/coffin

la torta

the cake (t)

el pastel

the cake (p)

el bizcocho

the cake (b)

el globo

the balloon

la vela

the candle


to light/turn on

la quinceañera

the quinceañera

el salón del hotel

the reception hall (of the hotel)


to meet/gather/reunite

alegrarse de

to be glad

la Navidad


el árbol de Navidad

the Christmas tree

los regalos de Navidad

the Christmas gifts (r)

los aguinaldos

the Christmas gifts (a)

el camello

the camel

los Reyes Magos

the Three Kings/Wise Men

la misa

the Mass

la víspera de Navidad

Christmas Eve (v)

la Nochebuena

Christmas Eve (n)

la misa de gallo

the midnight Mass

la paja

the straw


to behave oneself

el muérdago

the mistletoe

el acebo

the holly



la menora

the menorah

el candelabro

the candle holder

el brazo

the branch/arm

la fiesta de las luces

the Festival of Lights



¡Próspero Año Nuevo!

Happy New Year!

¡Felices Fiestas!

Happy Holidays!

la Nochevieja

New Year's Eve

el día del año nuevo

New Year's Day

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