Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Monday October 8, 2012

primavera, noun:
spring

La primavera is coincidentally also the word used in Italian for spring. There is a very famous painting by Botticelli with that title. Both the Spanish and Italian word come from Late Latin prima vera, meaning ‘first spring’, which derived from the original Latin primum first and ver spring.
The beginning of spring is officially marked by the spring equinox, also known as the vernal equinox, from the same Latin word.

en primavera
in spring

a partir de la próxima primavera
from next spring


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