Spanish Word of the Day: 'Cielo'

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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Cielo'
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Today's word is can be used to discuss the weather, religious belief or as a pet name.


Why have we chosen this word?

Cielo is a very versatile word.  It can be used to talk about the weather or in a religious context.


So, what does it mean?

The most common translation of cielo is sky. Regarding the religious context, cielo can also refer to heaven or God.

  • Hoy el cielo está muy gris.

        The sky is very grey today.

  • Le ruego al cielo cada día.

       I pray to God every day.


You can also use it in an affectionate way with your loved one(s).

  • ¿Qúe tal tu día, cielo?

       How was your day, sweetheart?

  • ¡Mi primo es un cielo!

       My cousin is such a sweetheart!


Additionally, there are some great phrases that use cielo:

  • Ponerse el grito al cielo.

       Scream blue murder.

  • Contemplar el cielo.

        Gaze at the sky.




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