Translation of poignant in Spanish:

poignant

Pronunciation: /ˈpɔɪnjənt/

adj

  • [story/moment] conmovedor; [look/plea] patético; [reminder] doloroso, penoso
    More example sentences
    • The play follows the story of one man's fight to save his land, combining poignant drama with a sense of humour.
    • He can be rather repetitive, but his best work has great delicacy of colour and handling and a poignant sense of lost innocence.
    • Funny, touching, moving and poignant - this could be one of the most affecting shows the Alhambra has staged.

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The deck of cards used in Spain is called the baraja francesa. The four suits are oros, copas, espadas, and bastos, corresponding to diamonds, hearts, spades, and clubs. Each suit has nine numbered cards and three face cards - jack (sota), knight, and king. There is no queen.