Spanish Word of the Day
Friday October 24, 2014

seña, noun:
sign

La seña translates as sign, but it refers only to a specific kind of sign, one that you make with gestures:

Les hice una seña para que me siguieran*.
I made a sign to them to follow me, I gestured to them to follow me.|Explanation|(* = subjunctive, after para que). |noitanalpxE|

Nos comunicábamos por señas.
We communicated by signs.

The plural, señas, means address or contact details.

Pídele mis señas a María.
Ask María for my contact details.


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