There are 2 translations of amanecer in English:

amanecer1

v impers

  • ¿a qué hora amanece? what time does it get light? estaba amaneciendo cuando partieron dawn was breaking o it was getting light when they left

vi

(+ compl)
  • 1.1 [persona] amaneció con fiebre he woke up with a temperature amanecieron bailando morning found them still dancing, they were still dancing at dawn 1.2 (aparecer por la mañana) las calles amanecieron cubiertas de propaganda electoral in the morning the streets were littered with election pamphlets el día amaneció nublado the day dawned cloudy

amanecerse v pron

  • (Chi, Méx) to stay up all night nos amanecimos estudiando we stayed up all night studying

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There are 2 translations of amanecer in English:

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Word of the day rigor
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rigor (US), rigour (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

Santería is a religious cult, fusing African beliefs and Catholicism, which developed among African Yoruba slaves in Cuba. Followers believe both in a single supreme being and also in orishas, deities who each share an identity with a Christian saint and who combine a force of nature with human characteristics. Rituals involve music, dancing, sacrificial offerings, divination, and going into trances.