Spanish word of the day: 'Orgullo'

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Spanish word of the day: 'Orgullo'
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With just a few days to go until Madrid celebrates its fabulous Pride festival, today's Word of the Day is perfect to welcome in this colorful, inclusive celebration of love!


Orgullo means pride!  

  • Los festivales del Orgullo Gay más influyentes se reparten entre las principales capitales del mundo.

The most influential Gay Pride festivals are distributed among the main capitals of the world.

If you are planning on celebrating el Día del Orgullo, here we give you one of the most iconic songs of the LGBTI community:

AQuién le Importa. It's a song that talks about being different and not caring about what people think!

.What does Orgullo mean in general?

Orgulloas a noun means self-satisfaction and pride however, it can also imply arrogance and vanity. Let's see some examples with both meanings:

  • El éxito profesional de su hijo le llena de orgullo.

       Her son's professional success filled her with pride.


  • El orgullo le impidió disculparse.

       His pride stopped him from apologizing.




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.

READ MORE: Everything you need to know about Madrid Pride 2019



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