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los fuegos artificiales
another word for "los cohetes"
fireworks
el festejo
another word for "la celebración"
festejar
another word for "celebrar"
soplar las velas
to blow out the candles
la torta
another word for "el pastel"
la torta de cumpleaños
birthday cake
los costumbres
customs
el Cinco de Mayo
Cinco de Mayo
el Día de la Raza
Columbus Day
el Día de los Muertos
Day of the Dead
(Mexican holiday)
el Día de los Reyes Magos
Day of the Magi (Three Kings)
el Día de Todos los Santos
All Saints'Day
(November 2)
el Día del Santo
Saint's Day / your Feast Day
(saint after whom one is named)
la Pascua
Easter, Passover, Christmas
la Navidad
Christmas
la Noche Vieja
New Year's Eve
la Nochebuena
Christmas Eve
la Semana Santa
Holy Week
un(a) fiestero(a)
a partygoer
un(a) aguafiesta
a party pooper
el desfile
una celebraión militar o social
military parade
el cementerio
cemetary
la antigua ciudad
the ancient city
un volcán
a volcano
los volcanes
volcanoes
paisaje
landscape
el campo
the countryside
los rascacielos
edificios grandes
sky scrapers
la artesanía
crafts
las cataratas
waterfalls
un mercado al aire libre
open air markets
la quinceañera
a girl's 15th birthday
con respecto a...
with regard to...
deprimente
depressing
visitar sin avisar
to visit without warning
casi
almost
chocar
to crash
orar en la iglesia
to pray in the church
quemar incienso
to burn incense
el altiplano occidental
the western highlands
las almas de los muertos
the souls of the dead
un libro sagrado
a sacred book
el alojamiento
the lodging
la marimba
the national instrument of Guatemala (like a large xylophone with pipes beneath the keys)
la pareja
the couple/pair