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"Baptism" is a noun which is often translated as "el bautismo", and "christening" is a noun which is often translated as "el bautizo". Learn more about the difference between "baptism" and "christening" below.
baptism(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (religious)
a. el bautismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Parents are required to reaffirm their Christian faith at their child's baptism.A los padres se les requiere que reafirmen su fe cristiana en el bautismo de su hijo.
b. el bautizo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Our neighbors invited family and friends to celebrate the baptism of their first child.Los vecinos invitaron a familia y amigos a celebrar el bautizo de su primogénito.
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christening
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (religious)
a. el bautizo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Sam's parents invited everyone to a party after the christening.Los padres de Sam invitaron a todos a una fiesta después del bautizo.
b. el bautismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A minister's duties include officiating at christenings, weddings, and funerals.Las responsabilidades de un pastor incluyen el oficiar en bautismos, matrimonios y entierros.
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