Thursday, 18 July 2013

Calcetín

Today's WOTD is: "calcetín" = sock

In Spanish, “calcetínis a masculine noun of Latin origin, the main meaning of which is sock. The plural form "calcetines" is also often used.

The word "calcetín" is sometimes used to refer to a secret stash of money.

Some expressions with the word “calcetín” are:
  • Calcetines de algodón (cotton socks);
  • Calcetines de lana (woollen socks);
  • Calcetines de seda (silk socks);
  • Monedero de calcetín (purse sock);

Some examples of the use of the word "calcetín" is:
  • Los calcetines de algodón son muy cómodos e higiénicos (cotton socks are very comfortable and hygienic);
  • Los calcetines de lana son muy buenos para cuando hace frío (woollen socks are very are very good when is cold);
  • Los calcetines de seda son cómodos y elegantes (silk socks are comfortable and classy);
  • Me han regalado un calcetín monedero muy bonito (I have been given a very nice purse sock as a present);

Love-Spanish.com loves the word "calcetín" in the YouTube clip: ¡sandalias con calcetines!

For more on the word "calcetín", visit: Wordreference.com/es/ Calcetín

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