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Some common professions

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To build on the professions section of Duolingo here are some more professions. If you know more please throw them in. Also, if I got anything wrong please feel free to correct me.

the nurse = la enfermera the cook = el cocinero the chef = el chef the waitress = la camarera the waiter = el camarero the librarian = el bibliotecario the principal = el director

December 27, 2012

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Thanks! We'll add these to Duolingo.

December 27, 2012

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Here are some more old professions:

the hunter = el cazador,

the farmer = el agricultor,

the jester = el bufón,

the knight = el caballero,

the concierge = el botones,

the grave digger = el sepulturero

el empresario de pompas fúnebres, = el empresario de pompas fúnebres,

the coroner = el juez de instrucción

the fisherman = el pescador

the coach = el entrenador

the cowboy = el vaquero

the dancer = el bailarín

the athlete = el atleta

the scientist = el científico

the astronaut = el astronauta

the nun = la monja

the priest = el sacerdote

the baker = el panadero

December 28, 2012

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You're welcome. I'm glad I could be of help!

December 28, 2012

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what about the world's oldest profession?

December 27, 2012

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the escort = la escolta

December 28, 2012

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The world's oldest profession is arguably shaman, or "witch doctor". At least some historians, or anthropologists would say this.

December 28, 2012

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'El brujo" can be a translation close to 'witch doctor' also 'el mago' but mago has a similar meaning to 'magician'

December 28, 2012

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the shaman = el chamán

December 28, 2012
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