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Does "engendrar" typically refer to conceiving a child or is it more about ideas?

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Im trying to decipher a line in the poem El remordimiento by Borges:

Mis padres me engendraron para el juego arriesgado y hermoso de la vida

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updated NOV 16, 2009
posted by jpg52590

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From the dictionary definitions and the wording above I read that as the parents fostered and cultivated the ideas of the beauty of life, etc. The defintions listed in this dictionary seemed more abstract than concrete as in terms of physical procreation.

updated NOV 16, 2009
posted by nizhoni1
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