Today's WOTD is: "aroma" = aroma
In Spanish, “aroma” is a masculine noun of Latin/ Greek origin, the main meaning of which is aroma, fragrance or scent as in:
- El aroma de la lavanda me resulta relajante (I find the scent of lavender relaxing);
The term “aroma” is also used to refer to the bouquet of wines in Spanish.
A related describing word/ adjective is “aromático”/ “aromática”* means aromatic, or scented as in:
- En esa tienda venden velas aromáticas (they sell scented candles in that shop);
*NB The expression “hierbas aromáticas” is often used to refer to plants commonly employed in the Mediterranean cuisine.
Some Spanish expressions with the word “aroma” are:
- Aroma de menta (aroma of mint/ scent of mint);
- Aroma franco (honest bouquet -wine);
- Aroma natural (natural scent);
- Conservar el aroma (to keep the aroma);
Love-Spanish.com loves the word "aroma" in the YouTube clip: Aroma -Amor De Tres
For more on the word "aroma", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Aroma
*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “aroma” in the link to hear the word pronounced.