- 1.1 (of movement) rapidez (f), velocidad (f) the quickness of the hand deceives the eye [set phrase/frase hecha] la mano es más rápida que la vista 1.2 (of mind, reply) rapidez (feminine) his quickness of temper has lost him many friends ha perdido muchos amigos por el mal genio or el mal carácter que tiene
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.