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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (act of embodying)
a. incarnation
Víctor se arrodilló y le pidió a Rocío que se casará con él porque era la encarnación de su amor.Victor kneeled and asked Rocio to marry him because she was the incarnation of his love.
b. embodiment
Renata decidió apartarse de Ray porque se había convertido en la encarnación de lo que no quería en la vida.Renata decided to leave Ray because he'd become the embodiment of what she didn't want in life.
c. personification
En mi opinión, esta artista es la encarnación del arte. Solo tienes que echarle un vistazo a su obra.In my opinion, this artist is the personification of art. Just take a look at her work.
2. (religious)
a. incarnation
La catequista nos contó que la hostia es la encarnación del cuerpo de Cristo.The catechist told us that the bread is the incarnation of the body of Christ.
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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. (personificación; cosa)
a. embodiment
2. (persona)
a. personification
3. (religion)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
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(Religión) incarnation; (personificación) embodiment; personification;
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