Today's WOTD is: "pétalo" = petal
In Spanish, the noun "pétalo" is a masculine noun of Greek origin which means petal.
Some commonly used expressions containing the words "pétalo" are:
- Deshojar (los pétalos de) la margarita (to play the game of “she loves me, she loves me not”);
- Pétalos de jazmín (jasmine petals);
- Pétalos de margarita (daisy petals);
- Pétalos de rosa (rose petals);
- Pétalos de sal (fleur de sel/ salt flowers flakes/ a metaphor for tears);
Some examples of the use of the word "pétalo" are:
- Pedro deshoja (los pétalos) de la margarita (Pedro plays a game of “she loves me, she loves me not”);
- Los pétalos de jazmín se usan para aromatizar infusiones (jasmine petals are used to scent infusion drinks);
- ¿Tú crees que los pétalos de rosa son comestibles? (do you think rose petals are edible);
Love-Spanish.com loves the word "pétalo" in the YouTube clip: Petalo de sal - Florencia Villagra - Gala 19
For more on the word "pétalo", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Pétalo
*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “pétalo” in the link to hear the word pronounced.
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