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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Tumbona'

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Spanish Word of the Day: 'Tumbona'
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08:51 CEST+02:00
Now that the summer is here, you will need this word when you want to relax on the beach or by the pool.

Tumbona is the Spanish word for sun bed (sun lounger) or deck chair.

 

  • Hay muchas tumbonas alrededor de la piscina.

               There are lots of sun loungers around the pool.

 

  • Hay que llevarnos las tumbonas al parque para sentarnos ahí a leer.

               Let's take our deckchairs to the park so we can sit there and read.

 

This noun comes from the verb tumbarse or tumbar, which means to lay down or knock down.

 

  • Estoy super cansada. Voy a tumbarme un rato.

I am so tired. I'm going to lie down for a bit.

 

  • Tumbaron la pared para hacer el salón más grande.

They knocked down the wall to make the living room bigger.

 

Pronunciation:

Tum-boh-nah

 

Check out our other word of the day posts

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 families.

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