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"Birth" is a noun which is often translated as "el nacimiento", and "delivery" is a noun which is often translated as "la entrega". Learn more about the difference between "birth" and "delivery" below.
birth(
buhrth
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (start of life)
a. el nacimiento
(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).
My brother-in-law is Canadian by birth.Mi cuñado es canadiense de nacimiento.
On the news, they announced the birth of a record number of lambs and calves on local farms.En las noticias anunciaron el nacimiento de un número récord de corderos y becerros en las granjas de la zona.
b. el origen
(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).
Her mother was an aristocrat but her father was of humble birth.Su madre era aristócrata pero su padre era de origen humilde.
2. (medicine)
a. el parto
(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).
I had a difficult birth with my son.Tuve un parto difícil con mi hijo.
3. (beginning)
a. el nacimiento
(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).
The twentieth century marked the birth of a new era.El siglo XX marcó el nacimiento de una nueva era.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to give birth to)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. dar a luz a
She birthed a baby boy yesterday, and everything went well.Ayer dio a luz a un niño varón, y todo fue bien.
b. parir
I birthed my daughter at the hospital. She was born via C-section.Yo parí a mi hija en el hospital. Nació por cesárea.
c. tener
My grandmother birthed eight children, but only six survived.Mi abuela tuvo ocho hijos, pero solo seis sobrevivieron.
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delivery(
duh
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lih
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vuhr
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i
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of delivering)
a. la entrega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The delivery of your package is scheduled for Tuesday.La entrega de su paquete está programada para el martes.
b. el reparto
(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).
The delivery of mail in my apartment building is inconsistent.El reparto de correo en mi bloque residencial es irregular.
2. (thing delivered)
a. la entrega
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Deliveries should be made to the reception desk.Las entregas se deben dejar en recepción.
3. (service provided)
a. la entrega a domicilio
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'd like to order a pizza for delivery, please.Quiero encargar una pizza para entrega a domicilio, por favor.
4. (medicine)
a. el parto
(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).
The delivery was complicated because the baby's feet came out first.El parto fue complicado porque los pies del bebé salieron primero.
b. el alumbramiento
(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).
(formal)
The doctor requested the nurse's help with the delivery.El doctor le pidió a la enfermera que lo ayudara con el alumbramiento.
5. (manner of speaking)
a. la presentación oral
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Your message is good, but your delivery could use some work.Su mensaje es bueno, pero debe mejorar su presentación oral.
6. (liberation)
a. la liberación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The police tried everything to guarantee the delivery of the hostages.La policía hizo todo lo posible para garantizar la liberación de los secuestrados.
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