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Spanish Word of the Day: Esquina

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Esquina

Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/1/2002
Word: Esquina
(es-QUI-na), sustantivo femenino.
English: corner
Etymology: Del alemán antiguo, skena o skina
Meaning: Arista, parte exterior de un lugar en el convergen dos lados de una cosa, especialmente las paredes de un edificio.
Topic:Paisaje de las ciudades y pueblos de Andalucía II
Example:

“Mirad, mirad: las gentes del duque de Alcalá doblan la esquina de la plaza de San Pedro, (...)”

Gustavo Adolfo Bécquer, Rimas y leyendas, “Maese Pérez, el organista”

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