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re-sil-i-ence / ré-si-lien-ce: the ability of people or things to recover quickly after something unpleasant, such as shock, injury, etc.

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Be careful:

In Spanish, we tend to miss the second I. Therefore, it is customary in a familiar context to hear or read “Resilencia” rather than “Resiliencia”.

Etymology (Spanish source).

In the second half of the 20th century, the term resilience began to be used in the context of ecological science to…

the crying sound made by a cat

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Trivia: In Spanish, the formal verb which names the miaulement of cats is “miar” or “maullar”: «El gato está mi-an-do», «El gato está mau-llan-do». However, the written sound differs slightly depending on the language of its master.

The onomatopoeia in Spanish would be “Miau-Miau” (forcing the pronunciation of each vowel…

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In this episode, you will learn the Top10 Spanish words most searched in October 2021 (RAE).

Hemenéutica, Pichirruchi, Musaka, Cirro, Pensar, Wok, Escuincle, Escolio, and Ayudamemoria

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These 10-word lists, provided by the Enclave RAE, represent the Spanish words most consulted from 1st to 31 October 2021.

It’s my…

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