origin
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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. (extraction)
a. el origen
(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).
His country of origin is Chile, but he lives in Mexico.Su país de origen es Chile, pero vive en México.
2. (mathematics)
a. el origen
(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 origin is a point where two axes intersect.El origen es un punto en el que cruzan dos ejes.
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origin
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el origen
(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).
country of originpaís de origen
of Greek originde origen griego
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origin [ˈɒrɪdʒɪn]
noun
[of belief, rumour, language, person] origen (m); [of river] nacimiento (m)
country of origin país (m) de origen or de procedencia
to be of humble origin have humble origins ser de origen humilde
they followed the path of the river until they reached its origin they worship the river god Aquazul at the origin of the Tampoco where is the origin of the river Nile?
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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country of origin
el país de origen
place of origin
lugar de origen
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