Spanish Word of the Day
Friday, October 24, 2014
seña noun: sign
  • La seña translates as sign, but it refers only to a specific kind of sign, one that you make with gestures:
    Les hice una seña para que me siguieran*. I made a sign to them to follow me, I gestured to them to follow me.|Explanation|(* = subjunctive, after para que). |noitanalpxE|
    Nos comunicábamos por señas. We communicated by signs.
  • The plural, señas, means address or contact details.
    Les hice una seña para que me siguieran*. I made a sign to them to follow me, I gestured to them to follow me.|Explanation|(* = subjunctive, after para que). |noitanalpxE|
    Nos comunicábamos por señas. We communicated by signs.
    Pídele mis señas a María. Ask María for my contact details.
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