dialect [meme] stolen from [livejournal.com profile] klgaffney

Apr. 4th, 2008 06:34 pm
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Well, she wants to know what I call these things? hehehehe


What Do You Call:
A body of water, smaller than a river, contained within relatively narrow banks.
arroyo.

The thing you push around the grocery store.
carrito de compras.

A metal container to carry a meal in.
lonchera.

The thing that you cook bacon and eggs in.
sartén.

The piece of furniture that seats three people.
sofá.

the device on the outside of the house that carries rain off the roof.
desagüe.

the covered area outside a house where people sit in the evening.
balcón (front of the house), terraza (back).

Carbonated, sweetened, non-alcoholic beverages.
refresco.

A flat, round breakfast food served with syrup.
panqueques.

A long sandwich designed to be a whole meal in itself.
sub(submarino).

The piece of clothing worn by men at the beach.
traje de baño or cortos.

Shoes worn for sports.
tenis.

Putting a room in order.
recoger.

A flying insect that glows in the dark.
cucubano or cocuyo.

The little insect that curls up into a ball.
cochinilla (i loooove those!!).

The children's playground equipment where one kid sits on one side and goes up while the other sits on the other side and goes down.
sube y baja.

How do you eat your pizza?
i pick off the big toppings and eat them first, then eat it point first.

What's it called when private citizens put up signs and sell their used stuff?
garage sale (not sure if there's a term in spanish as I always heard it called this way).

What's the evening meal?
cena.

The thing under a house where the furnace and perhaps a rec room are?
sótano, tho we don't have those here afaik. wish I did.

What do you call the thing that you can get water out of to drink in public places?
fuente de agua.

If you want to know how to pronounce you'll have to talk to me directly as I don't do fonetics in a pinch lol

Gracias y buenas noches :D

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