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wedding day
the day a person gets married dia de boda
crops
the fruits, vegetables and grains that a farmer grows
trousers
pants
shed
a small poorly built structure
earthen bricks
bricks made from dirt
thatched
dried grasses bundled together to make a roof
straw
dried grass or wheat used to feed animals, make roofs, and make bricks
dip
to remove from a bowl or other container with a special spoon
precious
very important
bathe
to take a bath
dawn
the beginning of the day, when the sun comes up
bear
give birth
surface
the top of, or outer part of
waste
throw something away that is still good, use too much of
gulp
a large swallow of food or drink
robe
a long dress-like shirt
wound
past tense of wind, to turn around a central point
tub
a large open container
Neighboring
living near your home
shave
to take the hair off with a razor