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acercarse
to approach
brincar
to jump
coger
to pick up
empacar
to pack
entregar
to hand over
estremecer
to tremble, shake
mudarse
to change residence
sonar (ue)
to sound
el/la bracero/a
day laborer, a reference to the manual labor of migrant workers
la caja
box
el camión
bus, school bus
el cartón
cardboard (box)
la chocita
little shack, diminutive form of la choza
el corrido
typical Mexican song
la cosecha
harvest, harvesting
la mudanza
move, change of residence
las nuevas
the news
el/la obrero/a
worker
el sonido (de)
sound (of)
la trompeta
trumpet
desconocido/a
unknown, unfamiliar
entusiasmado/a
enthusiastic; enthusiastically
migratorio/a
migrant workers
acudir
to come, answer a call
caber
to fit
hacer caso
to pay attention
llevarse
to take (away)
la bandera
flag
la espalada
back
la pieza
room
el plomo
lead (metal)
el principio
beginning
el ranchón
low-income apartment complex (puerto rico)
el reclutamiento
recruitment
el teniente
lieutenant
a voces
in a loud voice
al principio
in the beginning
de espaldas
with one's back turned
de repente
suddenly
descubanizar
to leave behind one Cuban's roots, heritage
recubanizar
to reaffirm one's Cuban roots, heritage
el alma
soul
la cubanita
affectionate term for a Cuban girl, lady
el ómnibus
bus
la palma
palm tree
el ron
rum
el son
sound; a name for a popular Cuban dance