- 1 1.1 (alma) spirit estaré contigo en espíritu I'll be with you in spirit entregar el espíritu [eufemístico/euphemistic] to pass away [eufemístico/euphemistic] 1.2 (ser inmaterial) spirit un espíritu maligno an evil spirit en la casa habitaban espíritus the house was haunted el espíritu del rey asesinado the ghost of the murdered king invocar a los espíritus to invoke o/or raise the spirits
- 2 2.1 (disposición, actitud) spirit lo hizo sin ningún espíritu de revancha he didn't do it out of any desire for revenge con gran espíritu de sacrificio in a spirit of great self-sacrifice levantarle el espíritu a algn to lift sb's spirits 2.2 (naturaleza, carácter) nature tiene un espíritu rebelde she has a rebellious nature
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.