- 1 [Religión/Religion] [altar] holy; [lugar] holy, sacred te lo juro por lo más sagrado I swear to God o/or [familiar/colloquial] cross my heart and hope to die
- 2 (fundamental, intocable) sacred el derecho a la vida es sagrado the right to life is sacred los fines de semana son sagrados para mí my weekends are sacred
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.