What does el barrio mean in spanish

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what does el barrio mean in spanish

El Barrio by Deborah M. Newton Chocolate

Join a young boy as he explores his vibrant neighborhood. The city shimmers with life--at once a party, a waltz, and a heartbeat. El Barrio is his sister preparing for her quinceanera, his grandfather singing about the past, and his cousins stories from other lands. The city is alive with the rhythms of the street.

Told in lyrical language and through bold, colorful illustrations, this celebration of Hispanic culture and urban life is sure to fire childrens curiosity about where they live and what they can discover in their own neighborhoods.
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That is the answer it gave for me "hood". I am Chicago and the hood for us does not mean a nice neighborhood. In the US barrio has become the word for the poor latino areas. I assume that is because these neighborhoods have many predominantly Spanish speaking residents and that is how they referred to their neighborhood. In most of the rest of Latin America, barrio just means district or neighborhood. The negative connotations of the word are a product of the social and economic tensions in tensions between ethnic groups in the US.

English to Spanish Spanish to English Showing results for barrio. Listen to an audio pronunciation. Thesaurus new. A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea e. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine like la mujer or la luna or masculine like el hombre or el sol.

In Spain, several Latin American countries and the Philippines , the term is also used officially to denote a division of a municipality. In Argentina and Uruguay , a barrio is a division of a municipality officially delineated by the local authority at a later time, and it sometimes keeps a distinct character from others as in the barrios of Buenos Aires even if they have been superseded by larger administrative divisions. The word does not have a special socioeconomic connotation unless it is used in contrast to the centro city center or downtown. The expression barrio cerrado translated "closed neighborhood" is employed for small, upper-class, residential settlements, planned with an exclusive criterion and often literally enclosed in walls a kind of gated community. In Colombia , the term is used to describe any urban area neighborhood whose geographical limits are determined locally.

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Showing results for barrio. Listen to an audio pronunciation. Thesaurus new. A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives e. Regionalism used in the United States.

Home Spanish to English barrio. More example sentences. More Spanish examples for this word. Vecinos del barrio La Banderita vieron la llamarada y lograron apagarla. Los vecinos de un barrio no dudaron y faenaron a palos y mazazos la mitad de las vacas. Nos encontramos ubicados en el barrio de caballito en Capital Federal.

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