Spanish Word of the Day
Sunday, March 29, 2015
obra noun: work
  • One basic translation of obra is work in the general sense of a writer’s or artist’s entire output.
    la obra juvenil de Lorca Lorca’s early work
  • Notice how Spanish is singular but English is plural in the following example:
    la obra juvenil de Lorca Lorca’s early work
    la obra completa de Neruda Neruda’s complete works
  • You can use obra in some very common compounds.
    la obra juvenil de Lorca Lorca’s early work
    la obra completa de Neruda Neruda’s complete works
    una obra de arte a work of art
    una obra maestra a masterpiece
    una obra de teatro a play
Phrase of the Day
To dry one's hair
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