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Spanish Word of the Day: Alcoba

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Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/9/2008
Word: Alcoba
(al-CO-ba), sustantivo femenino.
English: Bedroom, chamber, alcove
Etymology: Del árabe al-qubba
Meaning: Aposento destinado para dormir.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura III

Llegué: hasta su alcoba, que estaba abierta. Allí la oscuridad era misteriosa, perfumada y tibia,...
Ramán Mª del Valle-Inclán, Sonata de Otoño.