- it's a good/bad omenthey saw this as an omen of victoryes un buen/mal augurioes de buen/mal agüerothe economic omens are not goodlo tomaron como un presagio de victoriabird of ill omenlos indicios económicos no son buenospájaro (masculine) de mal agüeroExample sentences
- Then the heavens ripped asunder and showered evil and ill omens upon the face of this beckoning planet.
- By now the portents and ill omens that had dogged the start of their journey were receding quickly into memory.
- These events are often called signs, omens, etc., by those who pay attention to them.
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A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.