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Nochebuena
Christmas Eve
Día de navidad
Christmas Day
Año Nuevo
New Year
Nochevieja
New Year's Eve
El día de año nuevo
New Year's Day
las vacaciones de Navidad
the Christmas holidays
las Navidades / la Navidad
Yuletide
el Día de Reyes
6th January (the day when presents are traditionally given in Spanish-speaking countries)
la Noche de Reyes
Twelfth Night
el Día de los Santos Inocentes
28th December (similar to April Fool's Day)
regalo de navidad
Christmas present
adornos de Navidad
Christmas decorations
un ramo de Navidad
a Christmas wreath
el muérdago
mistletoe
el acebo
holly
flor de Navidad
poinsettia
la comida de Navidad
Christmas dinner
una tarjeta de Navidad, un crismas
a Chrstmas card
Árbol de navidad
Christmas tree
el espumillón
tinsel
un calendario de Adviento
Advent calendar
un pesebre
a crib
la misa del gallo
Midnight Mass
un villancico
Christmas carol
adorno (Árbol de navidad)
bauble
Baltasar, Gaspar, Melchor
Balthasar, Gaspar, Melchior
los Reyes Magos
the Three Kings, the Three Wise Men
tomar las uvas
to see the New Year in. (in Spain a grape is eaten for each stroke of the clock at 12pm on December 31st. Each grape is supposed to represent one month of the new year)
un auto de Navidad
a nativity play
¡Feliz Navidad! / ¡Felices Pascuas!
Happy Christmas
¡Felices fiestas!
Season's greetings!
¡Feliz Navidad y Próspero Año Nuevo!
Merry Christmas and a Prosperous / Happy New Year!
¿Qué te regalaron para Navidad?
What did you get for Christmas?
La Navidad está en puertas
Christmas is just around the corner
Los preparativos de la Navidad empiezan en octubre
The buildup to Christmas starts in October
el espíritu navideño
the Christmas spirit
oro
gold
incienso
frankincense
mirra
myrrh
Jerusalén
Jerusalem
la cabalgata
On 6th January there is a Christmas parade, the principal characters are the "magic kings" who drive around the city on a float and shower the children and people with sweets and other presents.
un belén (Belén = Bethlehem)
a nativity scene
José
Joseph
la Virgen María
Mary
el niño Jesús
(baby) Jesus
los pastores
shepherds
los ángeles
angels
un burro
a donkey
Papá Noel
Father Christmas
un tronco de Navidad
a Christmas yule log
un pastel de Navidad
a Christmas cake
el pavo
turkey
langostinos
king prawns
mantecados
traditional Christmas sweet made mainly from lard and almonds very similar to a "polvorón"
polvorones
a typical Spanish sweet, dry and powdery and made with almonds
una rosca de Reyes / un roscón de Reyes
a large, round bun baked for 6th January with candied fruits and things hidden (coins, etc.) inside
turrón
a typical Spanish sweet eaten at Christmas
turrón blando
made with ground almonds
turrón duro
hard and nougat-like
turrón de chocolate
made with chocolate and puffed rice
mazapán
marzipan
una cesta de Navidad
a Christmas hamper
(una copa de) cava
(a glass of) Spanish sparkling wine, similar to champagne
el Gordo
Massive Christmas lottery which takes place on 22nd December, almost everyone buys a ticket. The results are sang by children as the balls come out of the machine.