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"Embarazada" is an adjective which is often translated as "pregnant", and "encinta" is an adjective which is also often translated as "pregnant". Learn more about the difference between "embarazada" and "encinta" below.
embarazada(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (with child)
a. pregnant
Mariana está embarazada, así que le vamos a hacer una fiesta.Mariana is pregnant, so we're going to throw her a baby shower.
b. expecting
Lorena está embarazada y dice que es niño.Lorena is expecting and she says it's a boy.
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
2. (woman who is expecting)
a. pregnant woman
Le ofrecí mi asiento a una embarazada en el metro.I offered my seat to a pregnant woman on the metro.
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encinta(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. pregnant
El obstetra confirmó que quedé encinta de mellizos.The obstetrician confirmed that I'm pregnant with twins.
b. expecting
¡Voy a ser abuela! Mi hija Renata está encinta.I'm going to become a grandmother! My daughter Renata is expecting.
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