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phoenix

Pronunciation: /ˈfiːnɪks/

Translation of phoenix in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • Ave (feminine (with masculine article in the singular)) Fénix, fénix (masculine) or (feminine) to rise phoenix-like from the ashes renacer* de sus cenizas cual Ave Fénix
    Example sentences
    • The award is named in recognition of the mythological phoenix, a bird that lived five centuries, died and was reborn from its own ashes.
    • Unicorns, elves, leprechauns, phoenixes, griffins, and humans all existed very peacefully together on Earth, until evil was set loose.
    • The phoenix was a mythical bird of ancient Egypt which reputedly burned every 500 years and rose rejuvenated from its ashes.

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