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"Oracle" is a noun which is often translated as "el oráculo", and "prophecy" is a noun which is often translated as "la profecía". Learn more about the difference between "oracle" and "prophecy" below.
oracle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el oráculo
(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 king consulted the oracle for guidance from the gods.El rey consultó el oráculo para recibir orientación de los dioses.
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prophecy
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la profecía
(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 orphan fulfilled the seer's prophecy when he became king.El huérfano cumplió la profecía del vidente al convertirse en rey.
b. el vaticinio
(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).
Surprisingly, the fortune teller's prophecy never came true.Sorprendentemente, el vaticinio del adivino nunca se hizo realidad.
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