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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

flower
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

are nano particles real
Missy Reply
yeah
Joseph
Hello, if I study Physics teacher in bachelor, can I study Nanotechnology in master?
Lale Reply
no can't
Lohitha
where we get a research paper on Nano chemistry....?
Maira Reply
nanopartical of organic/inorganic / physical chemistry , pdf / thesis / review
Ali
what are the products of Nano chemistry?
Maira Reply
There are lots of products of nano chemistry... Like nano coatings.....carbon fiber.. And lots of others..
learn
Even nanotechnology is pretty much all about chemistry... Its the chemistry on quantum or atomic level
learn
Google
da
no nanotechnology is also a part of physics and maths it requires angle formulas and some pressure regarding concepts
Bhagvanji
hey
Giriraj
Preparation and Applications of Nanomaterial for Drug Delivery
Hafiz Reply
revolt
da
Application of nanotechnology in medicine
has a lot of application modern world
Kamaluddeen
yes
narayan
what is variations in raman spectra for nanomaterials
Jyoti Reply
ya I also want to know the raman spectra
Bhagvanji
I only see partial conversation and what's the question here!
Crow Reply
what about nanotechnology for water purification
RAW Reply
please someone correct me if I'm wrong but I think one can use nanoparticles, specially silver nanoparticles for water treatment.
Damian
yes that's correct
Professor
I think
Professor
Nasa has use it in the 60's, copper as water purification in the moon travel.
Alexandre
nanocopper obvius
Alexandre
what is the stm
Brian Reply
is there industrial application of fullrenes. What is the method to prepare fullrene on large scale.?
Rafiq
industrial application...? mmm I think on the medical side as drug carrier, but you should go deeper on your research, I may be wrong
Damian
How we are making nano material?
LITNING Reply
what is a peer
LITNING Reply
What is meant by 'nano scale'?
LITNING Reply
What is STMs full form?
LITNING
scanning tunneling microscope
Sahil
how nano science is used for hydrophobicity
Santosh
Do u think that Graphene and Fullrene fiber can be used to make Air Plane body structure the lightest and strongest. Rafiq
Rafiq
what is differents between GO and RGO?
Mahi
what is simplest way to understand the applications of nano robots used to detect the cancer affected cell of human body.? How this robot is carried to required site of body cell.? what will be the carrier material and how can be detected that correct delivery of drug is done Rafiq
Rafiq
if virus is killing to make ARTIFICIAL DNA OF GRAPHENE FOR KILLED THE VIRUS .THIS IS OUR ASSUMPTION
Anam
analytical skills graphene is prepared to kill any type viruses .
Anam
Any one who tell me about Preparation and application of Nanomaterial for drug Delivery
Hafiz
what is Nano technology ?
Bob Reply
write examples of Nano molecule?
Bob
The nanotechnology is as new science, to scale nanometric
brayan
nanotechnology is the study, desing, synthesis, manipulation and application of materials and functional systems through control of matter at nanoscale
Damian
Is there any normative that regulates the use of silver nanoparticles?
Damian Reply
what king of growth are you checking .?
Renato
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Source:  OpenStax, Glossaries and vocabulary lists. OpenStax CNX. Aug 29, 2011 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11317/1.10
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