Translation of originate in Spanish:
- 1.1 (begin)(custom)originarse(fire)the practice originated in Franceiniciarsewhere did that idea originate?la costumbre se originó or tuvo su origen en Franciathe noise seemed to originate from the first floor¿dónde se originó or de dónde surgió esa idea?this ceremony originates in an ancient ritualel ruido parecía venir de la planta bajala ceremonia tiene su origen en un antiguo ritoExample sentences1.2
(American English)the flight, which originated in New York, stopped over in Chicagoel 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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Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.