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American English: /ˈbərθˌraɪt/
British English: /ˈbəːθrʌɪt/

Translation of birthright in Spanish:


  • (of eldest child) primogenitura (feminine)
    freedom is our birthright
    nuestra libertad es un derecho inalienable
    Example sentences
    • Being the good brother he is, Jacob offers Esau some lentil soup - on one condition: Esau has to forgo his birthright and inheritance as eldest son.
    • The birthright is the prerogative of the eldest son.
    • For the one got possession of the birthright, and the other transferred the wealth of the Egyptians to the host of the Israelites.
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