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Spanish Word of the Day: Palurdo

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Palurdo

Léxico relacionado con la falta de inteligencia II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/3/2002
Word: Palurdo
(pa-LUR-do), adjetivo masculino. Se usa también como sustantivo.
English: rustic
Etymology: Del francés balourd, “tonto”
Meaning: Paleto. Se aplica a las personas del campo, toscas e ignorantes y a su lenguaje, acciones,etc.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la falta de inteligencia II
Example:

“...no soy un palurdo empedernido; conozco el mundo, conozco la vida.”

Francisco Ayala, La cabeza del cordero p.189 Ed. Espasa-Calpe.

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