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This module provides a vocabulary list/glossary for use with the excerpt “Historia de Xochitl” from the linked on-line book, "Historia moral de las mujeres." It can be used alongside the lesson plan provided in the module, “Historia de Xochitl”: A Cultural Spanish reading passage(http://cnx.org/content/m38472/latest/). It is meant for intermediate to advanced Spanish students (AP Spanish or college-level).

This vocabulary list or glossary was created for use with the excerpt "Historia de Xochitl" from the book Historia Moral de las Mujeres (pp. 433-435). The complete book is freely available on the Our Americas Archive Partnership website. This list can be used alongside the lesson plan, “Historia de Xochitl”: A Cultural Spanish reading passage .


Xochitl, the flower

a la sazón at that time, then
abrasador burning, very hot
acertada correct
afrenta affront
alcázar fortress, castle
alegar alleged
alentar encourage, animate, comfort
anciano old man, elderly man
anegar flood, drown
aprestar to prepare or get ready
arruinar to ruin
avergonzar to embarrass
ceder to cede, give up, give over
colina hill
colmo the height, to make matters worse
comarca area
conculcar to break, to infringe upon
conseguir to get, to find
cosecha harvest
decadencia decadence
delito crime
derrotar to defeat
desarreglar to disrupt, disorder, disarrange
desdicha misfortune, misery
desenfreno lack of control, debauchery
dictar dictate, pronounce
discordia discord, disagreement
diseminar to spread, disperse, scatter
disipación dissipation, separation of the smaller parts of a whole
disoluta dissolute, lewd
doncella maiden
emprender to undertake, to start
encarnizada fierce, bloody, vicious
escudo shield
granero granary, corn loft
halago flattery
heredero heir
hueste army, followers
inaudito unheard-of, strange
infructousa fruitless, unsuccessful
inquirir to inquire into, investigate
llanura plain
maguey a plant (the American agave)
malgastar to misspend, waste
matrona matron
mies ripe corn, corn fields, harvest
mira intention, to set one's sights on
obsequio gift
paradero whereabouts
pesquisa investigation, search, inquiry
recinito area, place, grounds, district
refriega skirmish, scuffle, encounter
refuerzo reinforcement
retirar retreat, withdrawal
rumbo course, headed for
sequía drought
soberano sovereign, king
sobremanera exceedingly
tregua truce
trémula tremulous, shaking, quivering
unos y otros both, both sides
vasallo vassal, subject

Questions & Answers

what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
what school?
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
sciencedirect big data base
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
characteristics of micro business
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
is Bucky paper clear?
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
for screen printed electrodes ?
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
or in general
in general
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
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