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"Entierro" is a noun which is often translated as "burial", and "sepelio" is a noun which is also often translated as "burial". Learn more about the difference between "entierro" and "sepelio" below.
entierro(
ehn
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tyeh
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rroh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of burying)
a. burial
El cuerpo fue trasladado al cementerio para el entierro.The body was taken to the cemetery for the burial.
2. (ceremony)
a. funeral
Fue muy triste acudir al entierro del abuelo.It was very sad to got to grandpa's funeral.
3. (tomb)
a. grave
Todos pusieron flores alrededor del entierro.Everyone put flowers around the grave.
4. (hidden treasure)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. buried treasure
Llevan años buscando el misterioso entierro en la isla.They've been looking for the buried treasure on the island for years.
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sepelio(
seh
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peh
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lyoh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1.
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
(general)
a. burial
Mis compañeros de clase y yo fuimos al funeral del profesor Bonillo, pero no acudimos al sepelio.My classmates and I went to professor Bonillo's funeral but we didn't attend the burial.
b. interment
A word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
Si bien hacía décadas que no se hablaban, Marta fue al sepelio de su hermana.Although they hadn't spoken to each other in decades, Marta attended her sister's interment.
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