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"Parto" is a noun which is often translated as "birth", and "alumbramiento" is a noun which is often translated as "lighting". Learn more about the difference between "parto" and "alumbramiento" below.
parto(
pahr
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toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (medicine)
a. birth
Mi perra tuvo un parto muy fácil, y ahora tenemos seis cachorros adorables en casa.My dog had an easy birth, and we now have six adorable puppies at home.
b. delivery
María perdió gran cantidad de sangre durante el parto.María lost a lot of blood during delivery.
c. labor
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Ángeles ha estado de parto por más de veinticuatro horas.Ángeles has been in labor for over twenty-four hours.
d. labour (United Kingdom)
Fue un parto difícil, pero al final el bebé y la mamá están bien.It was a difficult labour, but ultimately both mom and baby are doing fine.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(origin)
a. birth
El parto de una idea como esta no es nada común.The birth of an idea like this one is no commonplace thing.
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alumbramiento(
ah
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loom
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brah
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myehn
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toh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of illuminating)
a. lighting
El alumbramiento del árbol de Navidad será el domingo que viene.The lighting of the Christmas tree will take place next Sunday.
2. (light supply)
a. lighting
El alumbramiento de colores en las calles nos recuerda que ya estamos en Navidad.The colored lighting in the streets reminds us that it's already Christmastime.
b. illumination
Hay que mantener en buen estado el sistema de alumbramiento para evitar fallas.We need to keep the illumination system in good working order to avoid malfunctions.
3. (medicine)
a. birth
El alumbramiento de su hijo llenó de alegría a la familia.The birth of their son brought joy to their family.
b. delivery
En la sala de alumbramiento, la madre empujaba con fuerza.In the delivery room, the mother was pushing hard.
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