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el/la aimara
Aymara - one of Peru’s three official languages (Quechua and Spanish are the others)
el/la azteca
Aztec- certain ethnic groups of central Mexico
el español/la española
Spaniard- a Spanish person or person from Spain. Spaniards are a nation or ethnic group native to Spain.
el hispano/la hispana
Hispanic-Cultural elements (Spanish names, the Spanish language, Spanish customs, etc.) and people from Hispania (the Iberian Peninsula Portugal and Spain) or loosely, relating to the contemporary nation of Spain, Portugal or one of the successor states of Hispania.
el/la inca
Inca-The Inca Empire was the last sovereign political entity that emerged from the Andean civilization (from Colombia to the Atacama Desert) before conquest by Spaniards. Mainly based on the cultures of Ancient Peru.
el/la indígena
indigenous person-belonging to a certain place
el latino/la latina
Latino/a-(demonyms) a person of Latin-American or Spanish-speaking or Hispanic descent, Latin American or a native or inhabitant of Latin America. Meaning "Latin." Possibly a clipped form of latinoamericano, "Latin American."
el mestizo/la mestiza
person of mixed race
el mulato/la mulata
mulatto-a person of mixed black and white ancestry.
el peruano/la peruana
Peruvian-related to Peru
el portugués/la portuguesa
Portuguese-related to Portugal.
el/la quechua
Quechua-a people of the central Andes of South America and their languages.
los antecedentes
background
el artefacto
object; artifact
el billete
paper currency; ticket
la costumbre
custom
la diversidad
diversity
el escudo nacional
coat of arms
el español
Spanish (language)
la frontera
border
la herencia
heritage
la huella
trace, mark
el latín
Latin (language)
la lengua
language
la manta
poncho; blanket
el objeto de arte
piece of art
el puerto
port, harbor
los restos
remains
las ruinas
ruins
la sangre
blood
el sello postal
postage stamp
el valor/los valores
(morals) value/values
el/la autodidacta
self-taught person
el bienestar
well-being, welfare
el/la cantante
singer
la carrera
profession
el centro nocturno
nightclub
el compositor/la compositora
composer
el concurso
contest; competition
las dotes
gift, talent
la estrella
star
el galardón
award, prize
el ganador/la ganadora
winner
el lanzamiento
launching; promotion
el logro
achievement, accomplishment
el perdedor/la perdedora
loser
el premio
award, prize
la revelación
sensation (famous, popular)
estridente
strident (harsh, insistent, discordant sound; command attention by a loud or obtrusive quality), sharp
heterogéneo/heterogénea
heterogeneous-different in kind; unlike; incongruous
homogéneo/homogénea
homogenous-of parts or elements that are all of the same kind
majestuoso/majestuosa
majestic
melódico/melódica
melodious, harmonious
ovalado/ovalada
oval
redondo/redonda
round
saludable
healthy
triunfador/triunfadora
triumphant, victorious
adorar
to worship
comparar
to compare
compartir
to share
conquistar
to conquer
destacar (q)
to emphasize
encontrar (ue)
to find
escoger (j)
to choose
explicar (q)
to explain
intercambiar
to exchange
lanzar (c)
to launch
mantener (ie, g)
to maintain
nacer (zc)
to be born
vislumbrar/vislumbrarse
to glimpse; to project oneself; to become visible
al alcance
within reach
antes
before
propio/a
own
la semajanza
similarity
el significado
meaning
sin duda
no doubt