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Spanish Word of the Day: Ninfa

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Seres fantásticos

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 12/15/2012
Word: Ninfa
English: Nymph
Etymology: Del lat. nympha, y este del gr. νύμφη
Meaning: 1. f. Mit. Cada una de las fabulosas deidades de las aguas, bosques, selvas, etc., llamadas con varios nombres, como dríada, nereida, etc.
Topic:Seres fantásticos

Jean Paul le habló del dios romano Vertumno que para hacerle la corte a Pomona, la ninfa de los jardines, se transformó en campesino, soldado, pescado y mujer vieja.