- 1 1.1 (extraño) strange, odd, funny [colloquial/familiar] es raro que aún no haya venido it's strange o odd o funny that he hasn't come yet ya me parecía raro que no salieras I thought it was a bit strange o odd you weren't going out ¡qué cosa más rara! or ¡qué raro! how odd o strange o funny o peculiar! me siento raro en este ambiente I feel strange o funny in these surroundings es un poco rarilla she's a bit odd o strange o funny o peculiar ¿qué te pasa hoy? te noto/estás muy raro what's up with you today? you're acting very strangely me miró como si fuera un bicho raro [familiar/colloquial] he looked at me as if I was some kind of weirdo [colloquial/familiar] ¡qué tipo más raro! what a strange o peculiar o funny man! 1.2 (poco frecuente, común) rare salvo raras excepciones with a few rare exceptions raro es el día que no sale there's rarely o hardly a day when she doesn't go out aquí es raro que nieve it rarely o seldom snows here, it's very unusual o rare for it to snow here
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...
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.