cuna
feminine noun
1. cot, cradle (de niño)
2. cradle (de movimiento, civilización); birthplace (de persona)

cuna [coo’-nah]
noun
1. Cradle. (f)
  • Cuna portátil -> carrycot
2. Foundling hospital 3. (Province; Provinicial) (f)
3. Family, lineage. (Metaphorical)
  • De humild -> or de ilustre cuna, of an humble or illustrious family
4. Origin, beginning of anything.
  • Cuna del famoso poeta -> the birthplace of the famous poet
(Met.) The native soil or country.

cuna
1 [de bebé] cot; crib; (EEUU) (con balancines) cradle
canción de cuna lullaby; casa cuna children's home
cuna portátil carrycot
2 (lugar de nacimiento) [de persona] birthplace; [de tendencia, movimiento] cradle
Málaga, la cuna de Picasso Málaga, the birthplace of Picasso; Atenas, la cuna de las olimpiadas Athens, the birthplace of the Olympics; Escocia, la cuna del golf Scotland, the home of golf
3 (linaje)
de cuna humilde of humble birth o stock o origin; de noble cuna of noble birth
criarse en buena cuna to be born with a silver spoon in one's mouth
4 cunas (juego) cat's cradle
singular
; (s)

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