- 1 1.1 [niño/cordero/gato] to be born ¿dónde naciste? where were you born? pesaba tres kilos al nacer she weighed three kilos at birth nacer antes de tiempo to be born prematurely, to be premature el niño nació muerto the child was stillborn nacer
dealgn to be born tosb nació en el Perú, de padres españoles she was born in Peru to o of Spanish parentsnacer paraalgo yo no nací para esta clase de trabajo I wasn't born to do this kind of work nació para (ser) músico he was born to be a musician naciste/nació parado (Chi, Ven) [familiar/colloquial] you have/he has the luck of the devil [colloquial/familiar] no nací/nació ayer I/he wasn't born yesterday volver a nacer ornacer de nuevo to have a lucky escape, be lucky to come out alive 1.2 [pollito/insecto] to hatch 1.3 [hoja/rama] to sprout le han nacido nuevas flores a la planta the plant has produced o grown some new flowers 1.4 [río] to rise, have its source; [carretera] to start la pinza nace debajo de la manga the dart starts under the sleeve 1.5 [pelo/plumas] to grow le nacieron alas he sprouted wings ya le volverá a nacer el pelo his hair will soon grow back
- 2 2.1 (surgir) [sentimiento] una gran amistad nació entre ellos a great friendship grew o sprang up o developed between them a ella no le nace ser amable con la gente being nice to people doesn't come naturally to her no me nace ser simpático con él I find it difficult to be nice to him 2.2 [problema/situación]nacer
dealgo to arise o spring fromsth nace de su inseguridad this arises o springs from his insecurity 2.3 [literary/literario] (iniciarse) nacer aalgo to be awakened tosth [literary/literario] nacer al amor to be awakened to love, to experience love for the first time
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...
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.