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Spanish Word of the Day: Saeta

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Saeta

Léxico relacionado con el flamenco II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/5/2001
Word: Saeta
(sa-E-ta), sustantivo femenino.
English: no translation available
Etymology: Del latín saggita.
Meaning: 1. Copla breve y sentenciosa que, para excitar a la devoción o a la penitencia se canta en las iglesias o en las calles durante algunas solemnidades religiosas.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con el flamenco II
Example:

"Por las veletas
se agrandaban los ecos
de tus saetas."
José G. Ladrón de Guevara, Cancionero / Sur, pp. 47, Ed. Don Quijote.

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