- 1.1 disappearance una especie en vías de desaparición an endangered species la policía investiga la desaparición de una niña de ocho años the police are investigating the disappearance of an eight-year-old girl la desaparición de la delegación provocará problemas administrativos the closure of the local office will cause administrative problems 1.2 [euf & frml] (muerte) passing [euph & frml], passing away [euph & frml]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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.