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coraje
courage
faenas
tasks
huerfanas
orphans
ni siquiera
not even
repartidos (repartir)
distributing
suavidad
smoothness
barro
clay
caza
it hunts
enternecido (enternecer)
moved to compassion
esbelta
slender
madrugo
rose early
quejas
complains
yaquis
A Native American people named after the Yaqui River in the state of Sonora in northern Mexico.
comarca
region
Benvenuto Cellini
an Italian renaissance goldsmith, sculptor, and author who was famous for his quarrels.
la espuma en la boca
like the foam in the mout of a mad dog
riberas
riverside
recientemente
recently
para dominar...medidas radicales
in order to tame their fierce, almost epic tenacity, had to resort to extreme measures
descepar
to uproot
terruño
ground
entereza
integrity
colonos
habitantes de una colonia
criollos
hijos de espanoles, nacidos en America
dada la falta..se adolece
owing to the shortage of help they suffered from
terrateniente
landowning
fiereza
fierceness
acurrucadas
huddled up
hoscas
dark-colored, gloomy
ese fiel y conmovedor culto de indigena
that faithful and moving repect that the Indian has
ceñceno
slender
cuando se apagaba el lucero
by the time the morning star was gone
tamaño
size
indiada
crowd of Indian (working for him)
Salambó
a character of excepetional beauty in a novel
tuna
prickly pear or Indian fig
relumbrosos
brilliantes
que no acababan nunca
which never ended. (she had very big, dark eyes)
lóbregas
murky
tenzamente
determined
enclavijaba sus manos sobre el seno
clasped her hands over her bosom
encogida
shrunk, curled up
La recetó quinina
he prescribed quinine for her
quincena pasada
last half month
peñas
rocks
amapolas
poppies
a menudo
often
collares
necklaces
daba (dar) rienda suelta
it gave free rein
follaje
foliage (leaves)
paraguas
umbrella
uñas
fingernails
atrofiada
degenerated from disuse
pescaban
they fished
cestas
baskets
bastones
canes
cerillas
matches
agujas
needles
hilo
thread
tonteria
foolishness
agujeros
holes
alejarse
be moved away
lentes
lenses
"tela"
Manuel doesn't know the word pantalla (movie screen)
asombrados
they were amazed