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Jacqueca

headache, migraine

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jardincillo

(dim. of jardín) tiny garden

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jarrazo

blow with a jug

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jarrillo

(dim. of jarro) small jug or pitcher

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jeribeque

m. wry face (adj.), crumpled

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jerigonza

f. jargon, thieves' sland

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jesuítico

jesuit

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jeta

snout

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jinete

m. rider, horseman

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jornalito

(dim. of jornal) salary, little pile

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joya

jewel, treasure, piece of jewelry

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jubón

m. jacket

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judío

jew

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jurar

to swear

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justo

just, real, right

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juzgado

court of justice

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juzgado de paz

office of the justice of the peace

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juzgar

to judge

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lábaro

standard

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labor

f. work

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hace labores

to do needlework

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labrador

m. farmer

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labranza

tillage, cultivation, farmland

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mula de labranza

work-mule, nincompoop, boor

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labrar

to till, work, cultivate, carve

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lacerado

wretched

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laceria

pittance, misery, poverty

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alguna laceria

a litle something

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ladear

to turn sideways

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ladera

defile, declivity, slope

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ladrar

to bark

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ladrillo

brick

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ladrón

thief, robber

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tio ladrón

you old thief

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lagartija

lizard

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lágrima

tear

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laguna

pond

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lámina

sheet

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lana

wool

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lance

m. turn

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lancha

launch, boat

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lanzar

to hurl, throw

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lanzar un grito

to utter a cry

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largarse

to get away, run away

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lástima

pity

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haber / tener lástima de

to take pity on

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lastimado

full of cuts and bruises, heart-broken, in pain, pitiful

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lata

sheet of tin, tin can, can of preserved food

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latrocinio

larceny

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lavadera

washerwoman, laundress

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lavatorio

washing, ablution

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lecho

m. bed, litter

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lego

lay brother

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legua

league (about 3 1/2 miles)

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legumbre

f. vegetable

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lenteja

lentil

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leña

wood, firewood

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leño

log, faggot

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leona

lioness

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lesionada

injured

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letrero

sign, label, placard

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letrina

latrine

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lezna

awl

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liado

involved

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liana

liana, liane, a tropical creeper

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libra

pound

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librar

to deliver (a child at brith), free, rid

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libre

free, unmolested

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al aire libre

the open air, fresh air

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libreta

notebook

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licor

m. liquor, liquid

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lienzo

cloth, linen cloth, canvas, wide wall

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lienzo de luto

mourning draperies

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liga

league

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limosna

alms

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de limosna

out of charity

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limpio

clean

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linaje

m. family

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linajudo

titled

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linchar

to lynch

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lindeza

fine name, insult (used ironically)

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liquidar

to settle

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lira

lyre

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liso

smooth

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litro

liter (1.056) quarts

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litúrgico

liturgic

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lobo

wolf

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lóbrego

lugubrious, dark, murky, dismal, gloomy, sad

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lodo

mud

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lograr

to succeed, manage, be successful, attain

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loma

hill

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longaniza

sausage

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loro

weatherbeaten, dark brown

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losa

flagstone

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losange

(fr.) diamond-shapen flower bed

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lucido

lucid, clear, magnificent, splendid, brilliant, most successful

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estar lucido

to be in a fine fix

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luengo

long

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lumbre

f. fire, lgith

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luto

mourning

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de luto

mourning, mournful

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llave

f. key, wrench, faucet, spout, tap

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llave inglesa

monkey wrench