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thelibraryiscool · 18 hours ago
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Amin Maalouf - Samarcande - Livre Premier - Chapitres IV-VII
s’affaisser - to subside, to collapse, to sag, to slump
la griffe - claw; signature, label
grommeler - to mutter to oneself
trancher - to slice [off], to sever; to settle [a question]
la rotule - kneecap
déboussoler - to disorient
avancer à tâtons - to grope one’s way forward
l’étreinte, f. - clutch, grip, embrace
le ragot - malicious gossip
blêmir - to turn/grow pale
la cuisse - thigh
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daily-spanish-word · 18 hours ago
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winter el invierno
Remember that it sounds like ‘inferno’. (inferno, hell : cold vs. hot)
In some Spanish speaking countries they say, referring to the hot local climate:
We have 4 months of winter, and 8 of hell. Tenemos 4 meses de invierno, y 8 de infierno.
Picture by David Blackwell on Flickr
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vangoghs-other-ear · a day ago
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advent- l’avent (m), une arrivée
archangel- un archange
cardinal- un cardinal
confessor- un confesseur
grace- la grâce
hermit- un.e ermite
procession- une procession
wildfire- une conflagration
buxom- bien en chair, plantureuse
wretched- misérable
to beseech- supplier 
to befoul- souiller
to fret- s’inquiéter
to quench- apaiser, se désaltérer
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daily-spanish-word · a day ago
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cat el gato, la gata
When the cat’s away, the mice will play. Cuando el gato no está, los ratones juegan.
Picture by Don DeBold on Flickr
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finnishfun · a day ago
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Langblr Word of the Day Challenge
Day 12: Game 🃏🎮🎲
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pasianssi - solitaire tekoäly - artificial intelligence uhkapeli, rahapeli - gamble raha-automaatti - slot machine (with a money prize) hedelmäpeli - slot machine often with pictures of fruit where you have to get the same pictures to win ventti - 21 (card game) ruletti - roulette
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korstudying · a day ago
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마더 보드 - motherboard
팩스 - fax
비서 - secretary
파트너 - partner
당좌 대월 - overdraft
모집 자 - recruiter
회사 - company
대통령 - president
자본 - capital
임차권 - lease
업로드 - upload
투자 - investment
온라인 - online
방계친 - collateral
사무실 - office
Find the Quizlet here
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finnishfun · a day ago
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Langblr Word of the Day Challenge
Day 9: Dream 😴
Words:
elämys - experience aistimus - perception toistuva - repeating kanssakäyminen - interaction
Day 11: Water 🌊🚿
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Words:
vety - hidrogen tislattu vesi - distilled water sulamispiste - melting point kiehumispiste - boiling point tiheys - density haihtuminen - evaporation ajanjakso - period of time nestehukka - dehydration
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spnchinese · 2 days ago
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— a beginner’s guide to hunting: numbers
一 - yī - one
二 - èr - two
三 - sān - three
四 - sì - four
五 - wǔ - five
六 - liù - six
七 - qī - seven
八 - bā - eight
九 - jiǔ - nine
十 - shí - ten
十一 - shíyī - eleven
二十 - èrshí - twenty
* counting is relatively easy once you get the hang of it. up until one hundred, if it’s 11, it’s just 10 + 1, or 12, 10 + 2. 20 is 2 + 20, 21 is 2 + 10 + 1.
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spanglishnerd · 2 days ago
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Spent my Sunday evening learning German vocab from an 80s book for business and tourism language learning
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If anyone wants a scanned copy for any reason lmk
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