- en la soledad de su cuarto in the solitude of his room bebe para olvidar su soledad she drinks to forget her loneliness los ancianos se quejan de la soledad elderly people complain of loneliness o/or of being lonely no soporta la soledad he can't stand the solitude o he can't stand being on his own o being alone pasó los últimos años de su vida en soledad she spent the last years of her life alone se retiró a vivir a la soledad de la aldea he went to live in the solitude of the village
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...
In Spain the term castellano, rather than español, refers to the Spanish language as opposed to Catalan, Basque etc. The choice of word has political overtones: castellano has separatist connotations and español is considered centralist. In Latin America castellano is the usual term for Spanish.