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SPANISH

VOCABULARY
FOR THANKSGIVING!

WANT TO IMPRESS YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS THIS THANKSGIVING AND


SURPRISE THEM WITH HOW MUCH SPANISH YOU’VE ALREADY LEARNED? HERE
ARE SOME VOCABULARY WORDS IN SPANISH THAT RELATE TO THANKSGIVING SO YOU CAN PRACTICE
YOUR SPANISH WITH FRIENDS AND FAMILY.

KEEP IN MIND, THOUGH, THAT NAMES OF CERTAIN FOODS AND TRADITIONS DON'T NECESSARILY
TRANSLATE PERFECTLY, OR MIGHT NOT BE UNDERSTOOD IN CERTAIN SPANISH-SPEAKING COUNTRIES
DUE TO CULTURAL DIFFERENCES.
(FOR EXAMPLE, THE VARIOUS WORDS THAT CAN BE TRANSLATED AS "PIE" INCLUDE PASTEL, TARTA,
EMPANADA)

MI FAMILIA VOCABULARY FOR FAMILY &


MIS AMIGOS FRIENDS PHRASES TO
LA AMISTAD EXPRESS THANKS OR LOVE
LA RELACION CHANCES ARE THAT ONE OF THE FIRST WORDS

LOS PARIENTES YOU LEARNED IN SPANISH IS GRACIAS, THE MOST


COMMON WAY TO SAY "THANK YOU." IF YOU
LOS PADRES WISH TO INDICATE WHAT YOU'RE GIVING THANKS
LA MADRE FOR, USE THE PREPOSITION POR TO MEAN "FOR":

EL PADRE
“THANK YOU FOR YOUR PRESENCE IN MY
EL HERMANO / LIFE”
LA HERMANA GRACIAS POR TU PRESENCIA EN MI
EL PRIMO / LA PRIMA VIDA
EL TIO / LA TIA
EL ABUELO / LA ABUE “THANK YOU VERY MUCH”
MUCHAS GRACIAS OR MUCHÍSIMAS
LA
EL NOVIO / LA NOVIA GRACIAS.

IF YOU WISH TO ADD SOME VARIETY TO YOUR


LANGUAGE, HERE ARE EXAMPLES OF A FEW OTHER WAYS YOU OFFER THANKS:

“I’M VERY THANKFUL/GRATEFUL FOR YOU”

EL DIA DE EL PAVO EL PURE DE P


ACCION DE GRACIA APAS
S
LA COMIDA EL MAIZ EL RELLENO
EL POSTRE EL ARANDA EL PASTEL DE
NO CALABAZA
EL PAN LA SALSA D EL PASTEL DE
E CARNE MANZANA
ESTOY MUY AGRADECIDO/A POR TI

“I LOVE YOU”
TE AMO / TE QUIERO

VOCABULARY FOR THANKSGIVING FOOD

MAKING A HOLIDAY CARD IN SPANISH


NOW THAT YOU KNOW VOCABULARY FOR FAMILY, FRIENDS, FOOD, AND EXPRESSING THANKS
& LOVE IN SPANISH, YOU ARE NOW READY TO CREATE YOUR OWN THANKSGIVING CARD
IN SPANISH. YOU CAN WRITE THE CARD TO A FRIEND, FAMILY MEMBER, OR EVEN YOURSELF
– JUST MAKE SURE YOU USE SPANISH VOCABULARY AND BE CREATIVE IN DECORATING THE
CARD! BEFORE YOU BEGIN, HERE ARE SOME MORE HELPFUL PHRASES…

SAMPLE PHRASES TO PUT IN YOUR CARDS

SALUD COMIDA CARIÑO


FELICIDAD AMOR BUENOS AMIG
OS Y FAMILIA
QUERIDA FAMILIA, ¡FELIZ DIA DE ACCION DE GRACIAS!
ESTOY AGRADECIDO POR…
DEAR FAMILY HAPPY THANKSGIVING! I AM
THANKFUL FOR…
¡QUE DIOS TE BENDIGA! GOD BLESS YOU!

TE DESEO QUE TU DIA DE ACCION DE GRACIAS ESTÉ LLENO DE


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I HOPE THAT YOUR THANKSGIVING IS FULL OF ________________.