Translation of dawn in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable and countable (daybreak) as dawn breaksal rayar o romper el alba [literary]al amanecerat dawnal amaneceral alba [literary]from dawn till duskde sol a sol
de la mañana a la noche(before noun) (patrol/start)
de madrugadaExample sentences
- She pushed the horse faster, but didn't sit up until the first light of dawn rose over the horizon.
- All observations of mating behavior commenced at the beginning of this dawn period.
- She wakes up in those dawns and rises with the sun.
- 2 countable (beginning)albores (masculine plural) [literary]aurora (feminine) [literary]since the dawn of civilizationdesde los albores de la civilizaciónthe dawn of hopeel despertar de la esperanzaExample sentences
- Driving through a land which has been intensively farmed since the dawn of civilisation, we soon reached the Ghab, a rich agricultural valley which had once been marshland.
- Humans require new dawns, fresh starts, ends of eras.
- If we are correct, the Late Devonian wood problem was an almost inevitable result of evolutionary developments at the dawn of life.
- 1 (day)alborear [literary]as day was dawningal clarear or despuntar el díathe day dawned bright and sunnyel día amaneció luminoso y soleadothe day will dawn when you regret thisya llegará el día en que te arrepientasExample sentences
- On a day such as this, one might have hoped that the day would dawn bright and early, bringing sunshine and crisp, cold, blue skies.
- I kept the doors and windows closed even after day had dawned.
- The next day dawned late, and we set out across an inland sea - the giant frozen lake Kuttijarvi - so large we couldn't see other side.
- 2 (new age/civilization)alborear [literary]Example sentences
- To be sure the threat to the Pattern has existed for the past couple of years, but I never thought the day would dawn when the outgoing committee was left with no alternative but to call it a day.
- A new age was dawning, and I was riding the crest of it.
- A new age has dawned, and the Holy Spirit has been poured out in a new way.
- Realization seemed to dawn on Kaya's face after that sentence.
- It didn't dawn on us what the reader was really asking.
- Much of this has yet to dawn on Labour's backbenches and few would understand it even if spelled out for them.
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