- [persona] impolite, ill-mannered, discourteous [formal]; [comportamiento] rude, impolite fue bastante descortés de tu parte no ofrecerte a llevarlos a la estación it was rather rude o impolite o ill-mannered of you not to offer to take them to the station no quiero ser descortés, pero yo mañana tengo que levantarme temprano I don't mean to be rude, but I have to get up early tomorrow
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.