ancestral
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ancestral(
ahn
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sehs
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truhl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (related to one's ancestors)
a. ancestral
These tribes have ancestral ties to the land where they now live.Estas tribus tienen lazos ancestrales con la tierra en la que hoy viven.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I consulted with a genealogist to learn more about my ancestral history.Consulté con un genealogista para informarme más sobre la historia de mis ancestros.
I visited my parents' native country so that I could see our ancestral home.Visité el país natal de mis padres para ver la casa de nuestros antepasados.
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ancestral
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. de los antepasados
ancestral homecasa solariega
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ancestral [ænˈsestrəl]
adjective
ancestral
modifier
ancestral home (n) casa (f) solariega
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ancestral
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
ancestral(
ahn
-
sehs
-
trahl
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (extending back beyond record)
a. age-old
La veneración a los muertos es una costumbre ancestral.Venerating the death is an age-old custom.
b. ancient
¿Crees que se cumplirá la profesía ancestral sobre el fin del mundo?Do you think the ancient prophesy about the end of the world will become true?
2. (related to one's ancestors)
a. ancestral
Los descendientes de los pueblos nativos recuperaron las tierras ancestrales.The descendants of the native peoples recovered their ancestral lands.
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ancestral
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (costumbre)
a. age-old
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
ancestral
adjective
(de los antepasados) ancestral; (antiguo) ancient;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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ancestral home
hogar de los ancestros de uno
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