Today's WOTD is: "aldea" = hamlet
In Spanish, “aldea” is a feminine noun of Arabic origin, the main meaning of which is hamlet or small village, as in:
- Al anochecer, llegamos a una aldea (at dusk, we reached a hamlet/ small village);
A related describing word/ adjective is “aldeano”/ “aldeana”, which means village/ villager, and could also mean rustic, crude or uncultured.
- Para la cena, nos ofrecieron un potaje aldeano (for supper, we were offered a rustic stew);
An expression in Spanish with the word “aldea” is:
- Aldea global (global villlage);
Love-Spanish.com loves the word "aldea" in the YouTube clip: Aldeanos- Solo Tu (Letra)
For more on the word "aldea", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Aldea*
*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “aldea” in the link to hear the word pronounced.