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Spanish Word of the Day: Minarete

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Minarete

Léxico de origen andalusí I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 7/7/2016
Word: Minarete
(mi-na-RE-te), sustantivo masculino
English: Minaret
Etymology: Del francés minaret
Meaning: Alminar. Torre de la Mezquita desde la que el muecín llama a la oración.
Topic:Léxico de origen andalusí I
Example:

"En esa tierra encantada, ( ... )
Donde el ave enamorada
Repite entre los vergeles
El canto de los gomeles
Y cuelga su frágil nido
Del minarete ( ... )."

Juan de Dios Peza, A México

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