Wednesday, 2 October 2013


Today's WOTD is: "bufanda" = scarf

In Spanish, “bufanda” is a feminine noun thought to be of French origin and meaning scarf.

The noun “bufanda” may also be used colloquially to refer to some sort incentive (a backhander, a sweetener or a perk).

Some commonly used expressions with the word “bufanda” are:

  • Bufanda de lana (woollen scarf);
  • Bufanda de seda (silk scarf);
  • Llevar bufanda (to wear a scarf);

An example of the use of the word "bufanda" is:
  • Llevo bufanda porque tengo frío (I am wearing a scarf because I feel cold); loves the word "bufanda" in the YouTube clip: ClubAtlético Chanchin-La bufanda

For more on the word "bufanda", visit: Bufanda

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

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