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61 Cards in this Set

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la ofrenda
offering
el cempasuchil
orange or yellow marigold
el altar
altar
el difunto
deceased
el guajolote
turkey
la calavera
1. skull
2.drawing by Jose Gudalupe Posada
3. holiday bonus
el curandero
healer
el brujo
sorcerer, witch
la cueva
cave
la carcel
prison
la lena
firewood
el lenador
wood cutter
planchar
to iron
lavar la ropa
to wash the clothes
el diablo
devil
el cementerio
cemetary
el panteon
vault, tomb, mausoleum
la tumba
tomb
estar de luto
to be in mourning
el luto
mourning
el mas alla
after life
el muerto / la muerta
the dead
la vela
candle
hambriento/a
hungry, famished, starving
la rosca de los muertos
bread of the dead
hacer un trato
to make a deal
rezar
to pray
las monedas
coin currency
el bocado
bite
la caridad
charity, favor
el mendigo
beggar
una gota / una gotita
drop / tiny drop
curar
to cure
el lecho
bed (la cama)
el pozo
well
despachar
to dispatch, to work
la adivinacion
fortune telling, future, prophecy
El Santo Oficio
Holy Office
La Inquisicion Espanola
Spanish Inquisition
el charlatan
scam artists
milagroso
miraculous
las patranas
tall tales, hoaxes, fibs
apagar
to put out, to extinguish
los antepasados
ancestors (los parientes)
el copal
resin
la lapida
gravestone
el higado
liver
la panaderia
bakery
ayunar
to fast
el zopilote
buzzard, vulture
el almidon
starch
las espuelas
spurs
la pechuga
breast (of a chicken)
el ala
wing
el verdugo
exectioner, tormenter, hangman
convidar / el convidado
to invited / guest
torturar
to torture
el guaje
drinking gord
el charro
cowboy
el jacal
shack
el muslo
thigh