- 1.1 (begin) [custom] originarse; [fire] empezar*, iniciarse the practice originated in France la costumbre se originó or tuvo su origen en Francia where did that idea originate? ¿dónde se originó or de dónde surgió esa idea? the noise seemed to originate from the first floor el ruido parecía venir de la planta baja this ceremony originates in an ancient ritual la ceremonia tiene su origen en un antiguo ritoMore example sentences1.2 (American English/inglés norteamericano) salir* de the flight, which originated in New York, stopped over in Chicago el vuelo, procedente de or que venía de Nueva York, hizo escala en Chicago
- Though the word originates from the Latin debere, it comes via the Old French dette.
- Deschauer said the water originates from the south, an area of pasture and woodland.
- The seeds used to grow the diseased potatoes are believed to have originated in Holland.
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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.