Translation of mystery in Spanish:

mystery

Pronunciation: /ˈmɪstəri/

n (plural -ries)

  • 1 1.1 countable/numerable (puzzle) misterio (masculine) Mary's a real mystery Mary es un auténtico misterio it's a mystery to me how she puts up with him para mí es un misterio cómo logra aguantarlo
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    • Contrary to public perceptions, science can help understand and explain the mysteries of emotion.
    • However all was explained and the mystery was solved very quickly.
    • The technique of the mystery is thus explained, but the mystery remains.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (quality) misterio (masculine) the whole affair is shrouded o veiled in mystery todo el asunto está rodeado de misterio or envuelto en un halo de misterio (before noun/delante del nombre) mystery guest invitado, (masculine, feminine) sorpresa mystery story cuento (masculine) de misterio mystery tour (British English/inglés británico) excursión (feminine) sorpresa mystery trip viaje (masculine) sorpresa
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    • The Valley was wedged in-between the two countries, being obscured in mystery and darkness and confusion.
    • Ambassadors used to have a scent of mystery, secrecy and even of romance about them.
    • In the days when he worked for the CIA, the agency was shrouded in secrecy and cloaked in mystery.
  • 2 countable/numerable [Cinema/Cine] [Literature/Literatura] [Theater/Teatro] película (f)( or novela (f) etc) de misterio or de suspenso or (Spain/España) de suspense
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    • Thrillers, mysteries and crime novels are perennial favorites for summertime reading.
    • Further compounding the peril is the fact that this is basically a murder mystery, a whodunit with slasher overtones.
    • The story is a fairly set piece murder mystery, or murder thriller.
  • 3 countable/numerable [Religion/Religión] misterio (masculine)
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    • His Protrepticus is a copious source of information about the Greek mysteries, though his wish to represent them as a perversion of Scriptural teachings must have led to misrepresentation.
    • With folded hands, Ashoka begged enlightenment and initiation into the mysteries of the Dharma of Samudra.
    • The two strangers are not serious; there are jests at the mysteries which precede the enthronement, and he is being initiated into the mysteries of the sophistical ritual.
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    • Trinity Sunday celebrates the belief in the incomprehensible mystery of God, not only as Spirit, but also as God creator and God incarnate.
    • For a Christian, the answer is in the incarnation: because the divine mystery is made flesh.
    • In him, we can see the ultimate mystery of God in human form.
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    • Walking through the Stations of the Cross or praying the rosary is another way to contemplate the mysteries of Jesus.
    • In that letter, he added five new mysteries to the rosary, and declared that his twenty-fifth anniversary year would be known as the Year of the Rosary.
    • Does he promulgate new mysteries for the Rosary?

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Cultural fact of the day

Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.