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enero (eh-neh’-roh)

*(noun) January *

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** 1. Mi madre nació en una ventisca en el mes de enero.**

  • My mother was born during a blizzard in the month of January.*

** 2. El mes de enero toma su nombre del dios Romano Jano, el dios del principio y del final. **

  • The month of January takes its name from the Roman god Janus, the god of beginnings and endings.*

Thanks to everyone that has been helping to correct in the palabra del día. I know it is a time-consuming job and we all are very appreciative of your work and dedication to us and to SD!!

Wishing you well wherever you are Rac1! -Martha-

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Estoy agradecida de que enero ya pasó porque estaba harta del invierno.

I'm happy January's over because I was getting sick of winter.

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  • Tambien, pero es frio aqui ahorita; ) - Ranman Apr 20, 2013 flag
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No me gusta enero, porque las días de fiesta han acabado, y todavía es el invierno.

I don´t like January, because the holidays have ended and it´s still winter.

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Saqué esta foto en el enero de 2012. Durante el verano, el riachuelo es el hogar de una familia de castores y proporciona agua para una manada de ciervos.

I took this photo in January 2012. During the summer the creek is home to a beaver family and provides water for a herd of deer.

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January brings the snow, makes our feet and fingers glow.(Sara Coleridge)

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In January I always leave for Mexico.

En enero simpre dejo para México.

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El mes de enero está muy frío en Chicago y muy cómodo en Florida.

The month of January is very cold in Chicago and very comfortable in Florida

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mi cumpleaños es en enero.

my birthday is in January

  • I know I did something wrong with the plural/singular part. - jessicamccal Apr 20, 2013 flag
  • Cumpleaños !! :). - shish75 Apr 20, 2013 flag
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El enero más caluroso registrado en 2013 , en Australia.

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Enero es el mes de los buenos propósitos pronto olvidados.

January is the month of the soon forgotten good intentions.

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Cultivo una rosa blanca en junio como enero para el amigo sincero que me da su mano franca.

---- José Martí

I plant white roses in January as well as June For my very sincere friend who lends me his helping hand

Poem by Jose Martí

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La cosa que odio más en enero es los días cortos. No soy una persona nocturna.

The thing that I hate most in January is the short days. I'm not a night person.

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Me gusta enero porque sé que un año entero pasará antes de que llegue de nuevo.

I like January because I know that a whole year will pass before it will arrive again.

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