Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Aroma

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.

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