Spanish Easter vocabulary
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Easter’s date changes every year: it occurs on the first Sunday after the first full moon on or after the vernal equinox – so somewhere between 22 March and 25 April.

The week immediately preceding Easter (Sunday to Saturday) is called Holy Week. Here’s all the Spanish vocabulary you need to celebrate this Christian period of renewal.

Easter la Pascua
la Pascua Florida
Passover la Pascua (judía)
spring la primavera
Lent la Cuaresma
Holy Week la Semana Santa
Palm Sunday Domingo de Ramos
Ash Wednesday Miércoles de Ceniza
Maundy Thursday Jueves Santo
Good Friday Viernes Santo
Easter Sunday Domingo de Pascua
Domingo de Resurrección
Domingo de Gloria
Easter Monday Lunes de Pascua
Lunes de Resurrección
to bless bendecir
chick el pollito
chocolate el chocolate
church la iglesia
Easter bonnet le sombrero de primavera
Easter egg el huevo de Pascua
fast day el día de ayuno
lamb el cordero
nest el nido
palm leaves las hojas de palmeras
Pope el Papa
pork el cerdo
priest el sacerdote
rabbit el conejo

Spanish listening practice Spanish listening practice

PwLS writing challenge: Easter Cake

Holiday quiz: Mi Semana Santa (adjective agreement)

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