Tuesday, August 21, 2012

word of the day: ronca

The word of the day is ronca:

Hoarse (persona), husky, having a rough voice. (spanishdict.com)

"So the padrino finally decides to visit, she declaims in one of those loud ronca campesina voices."

 - Junot Díaz, "The Cheater's Guide to Love", New Yorker 23 July 2012

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