Translation of God in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /gɑːd; gɒd/


  • 1 1.1 Dios (masculine) God be with you [archaic] vaya (usted) con Dios [anticuado] God bless (you) que Dios te bendiga goodnight, God bless hasta mañana si Dios quiere God rest his soul que en gloria esté, que Dios lo tenga en su gloria as God is my witness … Dios es testigo or pongo a Dios por testigo de que … God willing si Dios quiere, Dios mediante he thinks he's God's gift to women [colloquial/familiar] se cree todo un don Juan [colloquial/familiar], se cree que las mujeres se mueren por él God helps those who o as help themselves a Dios rogando y con el mazo dando, ayúdate que Dios te ayudará (Latin America/América Latina) 1.2 (in interjectional phrases/en locuciones de tipo interjección) God! ¡Dios (santo)! God Almighty! ¡bendito sea Dios! God, I was terrified! ¡Dios or Jesús, qué miedo pasé! oh, God, I don't know! ¡y yo qué sé! by God, I'll make him do it! ¡como que me llamo Ana ( or Carlos etc) que lo va a hacer! dear God! ¡Dios mío! dear God, please let them be all right! Dios mío, que no les pase nada good God, is that the time? ¡uy Dios!, ¿ya es tan tarde? my God, he's got a nerve! ¡Dios, qué cara tiene! God knows I did my best! bien sabe Dios que hice todo lo que pude what will you do next? — God knows! ¿y ahora qué vas a hacer? — ¡ni idea! or ¡(y) qué sé yo! or ¡sabe Dios! God only knows what they're doing in there! ¡quién sabe qué estarán haciendo ahí dentro! I wish to God I hadn't come ojalá no hubiera venido I hope to God it never happens Dios quiera que nunca suceda would to God that I had never met her [literary/literario] ¡maldita sea la hora en que la conocí!
  • 2
    (deity, idol) dios (masculine) ye gods! [humorous/humorístico] [dated/anticuado] ¡oh dioses! [anticuado o hum] now he's boss, he's become a little tin god ahora que es director se ha convertido en un pequeño dictador
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    • What if the God at issue is the Trinitarian God of Christian worship and theology?
    • She was advised to pray to the God of the Christians, who has power over all spirits.
    • Even the Christian God at times would come into my dreams and makes himself known.
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    • Both had wide platforms built around them in stone and mud, with three images of entwined snake gods embedded in the mud, close to the tree trunks.
    • You're likely to by killed by a pant-dampening array of ferocious animal gods.
    • A mountain is god, a river is god, and animals have natural and supernatural values.
  • 3
    (gods plural)
    [Theater/Teatro] (British English/inglés británico) the gods el gallinero, la galería, la gayola (Mexico/México) , el anfiteatro (Chile)
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    • I feel robbed at not having the chance of sitting in the gods humming along with the line quoted below.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.