Monday, 29 September 2014


Today's WOTD is: "fachada" = façade

In Spanish, “fachada” is a feminine noun of Italian origin, the main meaning of which is façade or facade, as in:
  • La fachada de la catedral está en proceso de restauración (the façade of the cathedral is undergoing restoration);

The noun “fachada” may also mean front or appearance, as in:
  • Tras esa fachada de pobre se esconde un millonario (behind that appearance of a pauper a millionaire is hidden);
A Spanish expression with the word “fachada” is:
  • Fachada acristalada (glass façade); loves the word "fachada" in the YouTube clip: LaFachada de Piedra Callejon sin salida, MAB Producciones

For more on the word "fachada", visit: Fachada

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

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