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Spanish Word of the Day: Buhardilla

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Buhardilla

Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 10/4/2008
Word: Buhardilla
(buhar-DI-lla), sustantivo femenino.
English: attic, dormer window
Etymology: De buharda, voz onomatopéyica
Meaning: 1. Ventana que se levanta por encima del tejado de una casa, con su caballete cubierto de tejas o pizarras y sirve para dar luz a los desvanes o para salir por ella a los tejados.
2. Desván.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura II
Example:

En la extrema soledad de la vejez, terminó por habitar una buhardilla destartalada.
Benito Pérez Galdós, La Sombra.

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