Translation of god in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /gɑːd; gɒd/


  • 1God 1.1 Dios (m) God be with you [archaic/arcaico] vaya (usted) con Dios [anticuado/dated] 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 [familiar/colloquial], 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 (AmL) 1.2 (in interj phrases) 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 [literario/literary] ¡maldita sea la hora en que la conocí!
  • 2 (deity, idol) dios (m) ye gods! [hum & dated] ¡oh dioses! [ant o hum] now he's boss, he's become a little tin god ahora que es director se ha convertido en un pequeño dictador
  • 3
    (gods pl)
    [Theat] (BrE) the gods el gallinero, la galería, la gayola (Méx) , el anfiteatro (Chi)

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