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Novembers Canarian Word

Novembers Canarian Word

Novembers Canarian Word: Barrial It is pronounced: ‘bah-rree-ahl’ A muddy place. Eg. El campo de fútbol se convertía en un barrial desde que llovía un poco. – The football field became a muddy pitch as soon as it rained a little. If you wish to see earlier words and expressions of the day, or novembers […]

Septembers Canarian Word

Septembers Canarian Word

Septembers Canarian Word: Tajorase It is pronounced: ‘tah-hoh-rah-seh’ It refers to a young male goat from the time it’s horns start coming out until it’s able to breed. Ese tajorase está creciendo muy rápido – That kid is growing very fast If you wish to see earlier words and expressions of the day, or septembers […]

Todays Canarian Word

Today’s Canarian Word

Today’s Canarian Word: Juaclo A cave where wool producing livestock can be protected from all extreme weather conditions. Eg. Tenemos demasiadas ovejas para meterlas en nuestro juaclo – We have too many sheep to fit in our cave If you wish to see earlier words and expressions of the day, or today’s canarian word, you […]

Daily Canarian Word

Daily Canarian Word

Your Daily Canarian Word: Suéter – Sweater This canarian word is of English origin. Eg. ¿Para qué te pones el suéter si hace un calor sofocante? – What are you putting a sweater on for when it is boiling hot? If you wish to see earlier words and expressions of the day, or your daily […]

Canarian Word 6.5

Your Canarian Word 6.5

Your Canarian Word 6.5: Embucharse A fish having swallowed a hook. Eg. Con esos anzuelitos chicos, es fácil que se te embuche el pescado. – It is easy for a fish to swallow those little hooks. To keep quiet about what one might have knowledge of. Eg. Ese hombre es muy reservado, se lo embucha […]

Canarian Word 29.4

Your Canarian Word 29.4

Your Canarian Word 29.4: Balde A bucket made in the form of a cone, with a metal handle attached to opposite sides at the top of it. Mainly used to carry or keep any type of liquid. Eg. Antes estas cabras recién paridas daban entre las dos casi un balde de diez litros de leche […]

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Your Canarian Word 8.4

Your Canarian Word 8.4: Terrero ‘teh-rreh-roh’ Round field. Eg. De niños jugábamos partidos de futbol en el terrero que estaba al lado del a iglesia. – As kids we used to play football matches in the field by the church. Circular terrain, adapted especially for the practice of canarian wrestling. A layer of sand is […]

Aprils Canarian Word

Your Aprils Canarian Word

Your Aprils Canarian Word: Fogalera ‘foh-gah-leh-rah’ A bonfire. Eg. En las fogaleras que se hacen por San Juan se queman los trastos viejos de las casas. – In the San Juan bonfires people burn their old junk from their homes. Suffocating heat. Eg. Hasta que no se quite esta fogalera, no se puede salir a […]

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Your Marchs Canarian Word

Your Marchs Canarian Word: Tagora It is a semi-circular wall made out of dry stone, which can be found in the countryside. It’s main objective is to protect oneself from the wind. Eg. ¡Mira la tagora! Allí nos podemos proteger del tiempo que hace – Look at the stone wall! We can protect ourselves there […]

Monthly Canarian Word

Your Monthly Canarian Word

Your Monthly Canarian Word : Palmetear To clap as a sign of enthusiasm or approval. Eg. El público palmeteaba sin parar cuando acabó el partido. – The fans were clapping non stop when the match finished. 2. To pat someone in the back as a sign of affection or encouragement. Eg.  Mucho palmetearlo por delante […]