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"Fate" is a noun which is often translated as "el destino", and "destiny" is a noun which is also often translated as "el destino". Learn more about the difference between "fate" and "destiny" below.
fate(
feyt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (destiny)
a. el destino
(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 don't believe in fate. I think we make our own choices.No creo en el destino. Creo que tomamos nuestras propias decisiones.
b. el sino
(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 don't know what fate has in store for me, and that's how I like it.No sé lo que me aguarda el sino, y así me gusta.
2. (person's lot in life)
a. la suerte
(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 never imagined that my fate would be to be the owner of a restaurant on the beach.Nunca me imaginé que mi suerte sería ser dueño de un restaurante en la playa.
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destiny(
dehs
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dih
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ni
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fate)
a. el destino
(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).
Some scientists argue that our destiny is written in our genetic code.Algunos científicos sostienen que nuestro destino está escrito en nuestro código genético.
b. el sino
(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 word or phrase restricted in usage to literature or established writing (e.g. sex, once upon a time).
(literary)
It is my destiny to never win anything.Es mi sino no ganar jamás nada.
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