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Spanish Word of the Day: Arras

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Arras

Léxico relacionado con las bodas II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 6/8/2004
Word: Arras
(A-rras) Sustantivo femenino
English: 13 coins given by bridegroom to bride
Etymology: Del latín arrha y éste del griego arrabon
Meaning: Las trece monedas que al celebrarse el matrimonio sirven para la formalidad de aquel acto pasando de las manos del desposado a las de la desposada.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con las bodas II
Example:

“Las arras de los novios serán trece monedas de oro de diferentes monarcas españoles”.

La Razón, 21.05.04

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