symbols of dia de los muertos
Download
Skip this Video
Download Presentation
Symbols of Dia De Los Muertos

Loading in 2 Seconds...

play fullscreen
1 / 4

Symbols of Dia De Los Muertos - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 200 Views
  • Uploaded on

Symbols of Dia De Los Muertos. Key Vocabulary for Dia De Los Muertos. el alfeñique - the special cooked sugar paste used to form skulls, flowers and other figures for the Día de los Muertos . el altar de la ofrenda - the altar of the offering

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about ' Symbols of Dia De Los Muertos' - tadita


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript
key vocabulary for dia de los muertos
Key Vocabulary for Dia De Los Muertos
  • el alfeñique - the special cooked sugar paste used to form skulls, flowers and other figures for the Día de los Muertos.
  • el altar de la ofrenda - the altar of the offering
  • el altar de muertos - the offering prepared for the deceased
  • el angélito - the little angel (used to refer to the soul of a child)
  • el arco - the arch (sometimes placed on the grave or on the altar)
  • el ataúd - the coffin
  • el atole - the hot drink made of corn, water and fruit flavorings
  • la calaca en papelmaché - the paper maché figure
more vocabulary
More Vocabulary!
  • el candelero - the candlestick
  • lascalacas - the skeletal figures that represent death
  • la calavera - the skull
  • las Calaveras - the songs and poems written about the festival
  • la calavera de azúcar - the sugar skull
  • lascaretas - the masks worn to scare off the spirits at the end of the celebration
  • lascatrinas - the skeletons, dressed like rich women, who represent death
  • el cementerio - the cemetery
  • el cempasúchil (cempazúchil) - the Mexican marigold
  • el flor de muertos - the flower of the dead (another name for the cempsúchil)
vocabulary
Vocabulary.
  • el copal - the incense
  • la cruz - the cross
  • la danza de los viejitos - the dance of the old people (a humorous dance in which the dancers wear masks of old people)
  • el Día de los Muertos - the Day of the Dead
  • el DíaTodos los Santos - All Saints’Day
  • el esqueleto - the skeleton
  • los dulces - the candies
  • lasflores - the flowers
  • los gollettes - the doughnut-shaped breads, with pink sugar on them, that are placed on the altar
  • la guitarra - the guitar
ad