La Yaqui Hermosa Vocab

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  1. faenas
    jobs/labors
  2. Coraje
    Courage/bravery/valor
  3. huérfanos/as
    orphans
  4. ni siquiera
    not even
  5. repartidos/as
    split up/repartir=to divide up
  6. suavidad
    suave/softness/tenderness (good for a woman, bad for a man)
  7. barro
    clay/mud
  8. caza
    hunting/game(meat)
  9. enternecido
    moved to compassion
  10. esbelta
    skinny (well formed/healthy/attractive)
  11. casta
    caste/ethnic group
  12. comarca
    region
  13. cahita
    language of the Yaqui Indians
  14. cazadores
    hunters
  15. guerra
    war
  16. riberas
    riversides/flood plains of a river
  17. tenacidad bravía
    tenacious ferocity
  18. recurrir a
    to resort to
  19. descepar
    to uproot
  20. ama
    amar=to love, ama=love, mistress/woman of the house
  21. terruño
    homeland
  22. entereza
    integrity
  23. sometida
    someter=to submit
  24. criollos
    creole (first generation Spaniard born in the Americas)
  25. disputaba
    disputar=to dispute
  26. ávidamente
    avidly
  27. se adolece
    adolecerse=to suffer from
  28. terrateniente
    land owner
  29. ambos
    both
  30. fierezas
    fierceness
  31. acurrucadas
    acurrucar=to huddle up
  32. rincones
    conrners (rincón)
  33. sostenían
    sostener=to maintain/sustain
  34. callaban
    callar=be quiet
  35. hoscas
    gloomy
  36. fiel
    faithful
  37. conmovedor
    moving
  38. hízolos
    los hizo=he made them
  39. dirigióse
    se dirgió=he directed himself to
  40. ganar
    to earn
  41. armas
    arms/weapons
  42. carabinas y fusiles
    rifles and carbines (a type of rifle)
  43. recorrer
    to cover/travel around
  44. cenceño
    thin/skinny (like esbelto/a)
  45. madrugó
    madrugar=to get up at dawn
  46. lucero
    morning star
  47. tamaño
    size
  48. quejas
    complaints
  49. extranjeros
    foreigners
  50. tunas
    prickly pear (a cactus fruit)
  51. mejillas
    cheeks
  52. relumbrosos
    brilliant /shining
  53. acabar
    to end/run out
  54. lóbregas
    dark/murky
  55. tenazmente
    tenaciously
  56. enclavijaba
    enclavijar=to clasp
  57. cabo
    the end
  58. encogida
    encojer=to shrink/cringe
  59. fiebre
    fever
  60. quinina
    quinine (old treatment for malaria)
  61. quincena
    a (roughly) two week period
  62. enterrar
    to bury
  63. peñas
    boulders
  64. amapolas
    poppies
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La Yaqui Hermosa Vocab
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Spanish vocabulary words from the story La Yaqui Hermosa
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