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Spanish Word of the Day: Flamenco

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Flamenco

Léxico relacionado con el flamenco I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/28/2001
Word: Flamenco
(fla-MEN-co), sustantivo masculino
English: flamenco, flamingo, flemish
Etymology: Etimología discutida: del neerlandés flaming, de Flandes o del árabe felamengu, hombre errante.
Meaning: 1. Dícese de lo andaluz que tiende a hacerse agitanado.
2. De Flandes.
3. Ave zancuda.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el flamenco I
Example:

"Los flamencos no comen.
Qué pitorreo.
Qué gran portento,
que la gente andaluza
viva del viento."
José G. Ladrón de Guevara, Cancionero / Sur, p. 58, Ed. Don Quijote.

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