This week’s Spanish word of the week is vivo.
vivo ADJECTIVE alive, living; bright
The literal meaning of vivo is living or alive:
todos los seres vivos all living beings
Es un milagro que siga vivo. It’s a miracle he’s still alive.
From this comes the metaphorical meaning of lively:
una discusión muy viva a very lively discussion
One of its other extended meanings is bright. It often refers to colours or eyes:
sedas de colores vivos. brightly coloured silks.
Sus ojos vivos parecieron iluminarse. Her bright eyes seemed to light up.
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