Tuesday, 10 January 2012


Today's WOTD is: 'cadera' = hip

In Spanish, the noun 'cadera' is a feminine noun of Latin origin, the main meaning of which is hip. The noun 'cadera' is often used in Spanish in its plural form, 'caderas'.

 Some commonly used expressions containing the word 'cadera' are:
  • Mover las caderas (to move the hips-'Latin hip motion'/ wiggling/ swaying hips)
  • Rotura de cadera (hip fracture).

Examples of the use of the word 'cadera' are:
  • ¡Mueve las caderas(move your hips!).
  • En el accidente, Pedro sufrió rotura de cadera (in the accident, Pedro suffered a broken hip).
Love-Spanish.com loves the word 'cadera' in the YouTube clip: ERES FUEGO (MUEVE LA CADERA)

For more on the word 'cadera', visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Cadera

*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “cadera” in the link to hear the word pronounced.

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