el augurio
-the omen
See the entry for augurio.


A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (foreboding)
a. omen
Los marineros creían que el albatros era un ave de buen augurio.Sailors considered the albatross a bird of good omen.
Ver a un buitre sobrevolando tu casa es un mal augurio.Seeing a vulture flying over your house is a bad omen.
b. sign
El cielo se vio invadido por nubes negras. Es un augurio de que algo malo está a punto de suceder.Dark clouds rolled in. It's a sign that bad things are about to happen.
2. (prophecy)
a. prediction
Si se cumple mi augurio, la semana que viene comenzará a nevar.If my prediction comes true, it will start snowing next week.
b. augury
El capitán consultó los augurios antes de zarpar.The captain took the auguries before setting sail.
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
3. (desire)
a. wishes
Mis amigos me dieron sus mejores augurios para mi viaje a la India.My friends sent me their best wishes for my trip to India.
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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. (general)
a. omen, sign
1 (presagio) omen; (profecía) prediction
consultar los augurios to take the auguries
2 augurios (deseos) best wishes;para for
con nuestros augurios para ... with our best wishes for ...; mensaje de buenos augurios goodwill message
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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