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Spanish word of the day: 'Maravillado'

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Spanish word of the day: 'Maravillado'
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This word basically means surprised or amazed.

It comes from the verb maravillar, which means to delight. 

  • Me he quedado maravillado con la exposición de fotografía.

        I was amazed at the photography exhibition.

 

  • Ella está maravillada con su nueva casa a las afueras de la ciudad.

         She is amazed with her new house on the outskirts of the city.

 

You can also use the reflexive form maravillarse that means to be astonished:

  • Los cuadros del artista me maravillaron y acabé comprándome dos.

         I was astonished by the artist's paintings and ended up buying two of them.

 

Pronuncation:

mah-rah-bee-yah-doh

Check out our other word of the day posts

This language article 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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