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"Worship" is a noun which is often translated as "la adoración", and "belief" is a noun which is often translated as "la creencia". Learn more about the difference between "worship" and "belief" below.
worship
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (reverence)
a. la adoración
(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).
Our place of worship is a room at the recreation center.Nuestro lugar de adoración es una habitación en el centro de recreo.
b. la veneración
(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 Sunday, for the worship of the faithful, several religious artifacts will be on display.Este domingo, para la veneración de los fieles, various artefactos religiosos estarán a la vista.
c. el culto
(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 Romans probably used forests as places for the worship of the gods.Los romanos probablemente usaban los bosques como lugares destinados al culto a los dioses.
2. (admiration)
a. la adoración
(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).
Celebrity worship can be a dangerous addiction for some people.La adoración de una celebridad puede ser una adicción peligrosa para algunas personas.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to render homage to)
a. adorar
The Romans worshipped Bacchus, the god of wine and fertility.Los romanos adoraban a Baco, el dios del vino y de la fertilidad.
b. rendirle culto a
The Greeks worshipped many different deities.Los griegos les rindieron culto a muchas deidades distintas.
c. venerar
The Three Kings arrived on January sixth to worship the baby Jesus.Los Reyes Magos llegaron el seis de enero para venerar al niño Jesús.
4. (to idolize)
a. idolatrar
We worship our team in this city.Idolatramos a nuestro equipo en esta ciudad.
b. rendirle culto a
Worshipping money won't make you happy.Rendirle culto al dinero no te va a hacer feliz.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to attend religious services)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Our family worships at the temple downtown.Nuestra familia va al tempo que está en el centro.
Where do you worship?¿Dónde haces tus devociones?
Worship
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
6. (title)
a. Señoria (magistrate) (United Kingdom)
His Worship, Thomas Edward James, will now hear your testimony.Su Señoría, Thomas Edward James, escuchará su testimonio en este momento.
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belief(
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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. (conviction)
a. la creencia
(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).
Alex defends the belief that everyone deserves a second chance.Alex defiende la creencia que todos merecen una segunda oportunidad.
2. (religious belief)
a. la fe
(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).
After his daughter survived cancer, his belief in God was strengthened.Después de que su hija sobrevivió al cáncer, su fe en Dios se fortaleció.
3. (trust)
a. la confianza
(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).
Mariana's belief in her husband's faithfulness was unwavering.La confianza de Mariana en la fidelidad de su esposo era firme.
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