Spanish Word of the day: ‘Fugaz’

Spanish Word of the day: 'Fugaz'
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Let's continue the week with a beautiful word that will help you sound like a pro at Spanish.

The word fugaz can be used as an adjective and translated as short, brief, fleeting or momentary.

Examples

  • Vamos a hacer un viaje fugaz a Barcelona.

       We are going to take a short trip to Barcelona.

  • Fue un amor fugaz

       It was an infatuation (fleeting romance)

 

When describing a star, fugaz means shooting star

  •  Pido un deseo cada vez que veo una estrella fugaz.

       I make a wish every time I see a shooting star.

 

Pronunciation

Fu-gath

 /fuˈɣaθ/

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This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and familiesRead their blog for more Spanish!

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