Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Tuesday December 11, 2012
The basic word el verano is one you probably know:
in summer, in the summer
From el verano Spanish creates a small family of words. First of all, the adjective veraniego, summer, summery:
las vacaciones veraniegas
su residencia veraniega
his summer residence
una noche casi veraniega
an almost summery night
Then the verb veranear, to spend your summer vacation:
turistas que veranean en México
tourists who take their summer vacation in Mexico
Finally, el veraneo, which you often use in the phrases:
lugar de veraneo
irse de veraneo
to go away on your summer vacation
Se va de veraneo a la playa.
He goes to the seaside for his summer vacation.
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