Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Friday September 10, 2010
bajo, adjective, adverb:
In an earlier Word of the Day we saw that bajo refers to something which is low in height:
una silla muy baja
a very low chair
You also use it to describe sounds which are soft or faint:
su tono bajo y pausado
his soft, measured tone
Bajo can be used as an adverb with verbs to do with movement:
El avión volaba muy bajo.
The aircraft was flying very low.
and verbs to do with sounds:
Hablaba muy bajo.
He was talking very quietly or softly.
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