Quick answer
"Origin" is a noun which is often translated as "el origen", and "source" is a noun which is often translated as "la fuente". Learn more about the difference between "origin" and "source" below.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (extraction)
a. el origen
(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).
His country of origin is Chile, but he lives in Mexico.Su país de origen es Chile, pero vive en México.
2. (mathematics)
a. el origen
(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 origin is a point where two axes intersect.El origen es un punto en el que cruzan dos ejes.
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source(
sawrs
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (origin)
a. la fuente
(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).
This problem is the source of all my frustrations.Este problema es la fuente de todos mis frustraciones.
2. (headspring)
a. el nacimiento
(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).
Almost all major rivers have their sources in the mountains.Casi todos los grandes ríos tienen su nacimiento en las montañas.
3. (reason)
a. el motivo
(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).
His absentmindedness was a source of laughter among his sons.Su despiste era un motivo de risas para sus hijos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to find)
a. encontrar
We need to source some cheaper suppliers.Necesitamos encontrar unos proveedores más económicos.
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