Spanish WOTD

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  1. vacilar
    • vah-see-lyar'
    • (intransitive verb) to hesitate, to waver, to falter (voice); to flicker (light); to stagger, to totter; to tease, to show off; to have fun
    • Examples:
    • Vacilió en responder. - He hesitated before answering.
    • La vela vacila en el viento. - The candle flickers in the wind
  2. importante
    important
  3. tapar
    • tah-par'
    • (transitive verb) to close, to put the lid/top on; to cover (up), to tuck in; to block (out); to fill
    • EXAMPLES
    • Me estás tapando el sol. - You are blocking my sun.
    • Lo tapé a mi niño con una manta. - I tucked my little boy in with a blanket.
  4. la gana
    gah'-nah (noun)

    desire, wish, will; appetite

    EXAMPLES

    • Tengo muchas ganas de verte. - I really want to see you.
    • Se me quitaron las ganas de comer. - I have lost my appetite.
    • IDIOMS
    • Llover con ganas - To pour down rain
    • Es feo con ganas - He is so ugly
  5. diferente
    different
  6. indígena
    Indian; native
  7. patrimonio
    heritage
  8. unos seres humanos
    some human beings
  9. hablante
    speaker (n); speaking (adj)
  10. sustrato
    substratum - an underlying support; foundation; a material in which something is made and from which it derives special qualities
  11. hispánico
    Hispanic
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Spanish WOTD
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