Spanish Vocabulary

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Many words in Spanish and English are similar, but similar words can have very different meanings, so be careful.

Here are words 246 to 255 to know in Spanish:

otro  other, another (otro, otra, otros, otras)

tiempo m.  weather; time

bien  well  bien(es) m.  good(s)

mal  badly; poorly  mal(es) m.  evil(s)

bueno  good (buen(o), buena, buenos, buenas)

malo  bad (mal(o), mala, malos, malas)

mejor  better

peor  worse

mayor  older; greater

menor  younger; lesser

Words pronunciation: 0:41 (41s)

"Buen/Mal" is really just "bueno/malo" shortened for use immediately before a masculine noun.

'El tiempo' is usually 'the weather'; 'la hora' is 'the time (of day or night).' The time in 'one time' is 'vez' ('una vez'). The time in 'maybe some other time' is 'momento' or 'ocasión' ('quizás en otro momento'/'quiás en otra ocasión')

otra vez  again ('another time')

hace buen tiempo hoy; hace sol  it's good weather today; it's sunny ('it makes good weather today; it makes sun')

el pronóstico del tiempo  the weather forecast

como en los viejos tiempos  like in the old days ('like in the old times')

no tengo tiempo  I don't have time

el bien y el mal  good and evil

bienes raíces  real estate ('rooted goods')

soy el malo de la película  I am the bad guy in the movie (i.e., I am being unfairly misjudged)

en las buenas y en las malas  for better or for worse ('in the good [times] and in the bad [times]')

tengo un hermano menor y dos hermanas menores; soy el mayor  I have a younger brother and two younger sisters; I am the eldest (brother) [I am the eldest (sister) = soy la (hermana) mayor]

Examples pronunciation: 0:42 (42s)

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Created -- 2017-08-14
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