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Spanish Word of the Day: Alegría

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Alegría

Léxico relacionado con el flamenco III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/6/2001
Word: Alegría
(a-le-GRÍ-a), sustantivo femenino
English: happiness
Etymology: Del latín alacritas
Meaning: Modalidad del cante cuya tonada es por extremo viva y graciosa.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el flamenco III
Example:

"Que Andalucía
cante al mundo su historia
por alegrías.[...]
Que ya está bien.
Que queremos el mango
de la sartén."
José G. Ladrón de Guevara, Cancionero / Sur, pp. 59-60, Ed. Don Quijote.

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