offering
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offering(
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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. (religious)
a. la ofrenda
(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).
The shepherd made an offering of his finest sheep at the altar.El pastor hizo una ofrenda de sus mejores ovejas en el altar.
b. el exvoto
(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 farmers made sacrifices and offerings to the gods in hopes for a fruitful season.Los granjeros hicieron sacrificios y exvotos a los dioses con la esperanza de tener una cosecha fructífera.
2. (donation)
a. el donativo
(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).
Every Sunday, I go to church to pray and make a small offering.Cada domingo voy a la iglesia a rezar y hacer un pequeño donativo.
b. la ofrenda
(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).
Every year, I make offerings of money to local charities around Christmas.Cada año hago ofrendas de dinero a las organizaciones benéficas cuando se acerca la Navidad.
3. (something offered)
a. la ofrenda
(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).
I was excited to read my favorite author's latest offering to the publishing world.Estaba entusiasmado por leer la última ofrenda de mi autor favorito al mundo editorial.
b. el ofrecimiento
(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).
Our neighbor sent our mother a pie as a peace offering after their argument.Nuestra vecina le mandó a nuestro madre una torta como ofrecimiento de paz después de su discusión.
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offering
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la entrega
(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).
2. (religion)
a. la ofrenda
(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).
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offering [ˈɒfərɪŋ]
noun
1 (gen) ofrenda (f); (gift) regalo (m)
2 (Rel) exvoto (m); (sacrifice) sacrificio (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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