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Spanish Word of the Day: Esquina

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Esquina

Léxico relacionado con la ciudad

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 11/5/2000
Word: Esquina
(es-QUI-na), sustantivo femenino.
English: Corner
Etymology: Probablemente del germ. skina = barrita de metal u otra sustancia, espinazo.
Meaning: Ángulo saliente, especialmente el formado por dos paredes.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la ciudad
Example:

"... pero si se prefiere una vida segura y tranquila, será mejor buscar las aventuras en el videoclub de la esquina."
(Fernando Sabater, Ética para Amador)

Pronunciation: