Friday, 22 February 2013


Today's WOTD is: "servilleta" = serviette/ napkin

In Spanish, “servilleta” is a feminine noun of French origin, which means serviette/ napkin.

Some commonly used expressions with the word “servilleta” are:
  • Doblar alguien la servilleta (to die/ to pass away);
  • Queso de servilleta (serviette/ napkin cheese- Valencian goat/ sheep cheese);
  • Servilleta de papel (paper serviette/ napkin);

Some examples of the use of the word "servilleta" are:
  • Nuestro amigo Antonio dobló la servilleta serenamente (our friend Antonio passed away peacefully);
  • El queso de servilleta es una variedad de queso español, típica de la Comunidad Valenciana (the serviette/ napkin cheese is a variety of Spanish cheese from the Valencia region);
  • Las servilletas de papel son cómodas y práticas (paper serviettes/ napkins are convenient and practical); loves the word "servilleta" in the YouTube clip: Doblado de servilletas

For more on the word "servilleta", visit: Servilleta *

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

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