New Year’s Vocabulary

Spanish new year
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Año nuevo

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day are holidays in much of the world – here’s the Spanish vocabulary you need to celebrate on December 31 and January 1st. ¡Feliz año nuevo!

December 31   el 31 de diciembre
New Year’s Eve   la Nochevieja
midnight   la medianoche
January 1st   el primero de enero
New Year’s Day   el día de Año Nuevo
Happy New Year!   ¡Feliz año nuevo!
New Year’s resolution   una resolución de Año Nuevo
fireworks   los fuegos artificiales
champagne   el chamán, ~el cava
hangover   la resaca, la cruda
to celebrate   celebrar
to drink   beber, tomar
to eat   comer
to get drunk   emborracharse
to kiss   besar
to propose a toast   brindar por alguién

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