Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Spanish bendicion, a semi-learned borrowing of Ecclesiastical Latin benedictiōnem (blessing).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /bendiˈθjon/ [bẽn̪.d̪iˈθjõn]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /bendiˈsjon/ [bẽn̪.d̪iˈsjõn]
  • Audio (Venezuela):(file)
  • Rhymes: -on
  • Syllabification: ben‧di‧ción

Noun

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bendición f (plural bendiciones)

  1. blessing
    Antonym: maldición
  2. (Latin America) baby

Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Hiligaynon: bendisyon
  • Ilocano: bendision
  • Tagalog: bendisyon
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: bendi̱seyu

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