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Definition of Birth

Birth

  1. The act or fact of coming into life, or of being born; -- generally applied to human beings; as, the birth of a son.
  2. Lineage; extraction; descent; sometimes, high birth; noble extraction.
  3. The condition to which a person is born; natural state or position; inherited disposition or tendency.
  4. The act of bringing forth; as, she had two children at a birth.
  5. That which is born; that which is produced, whether animal or vegetable.
  6. Origin; beginning; as, the birth of an empire.
  7. See Berth.

Birth Quotations

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.
Albert Einstein

The sad truth is that the civil rights movement cannot be reborn until we identify the causes of black suffering, some of them self-inflicted. Why can't black leaders organize rallies around responsible sexuality, birth within marriage, parents reading to their children and students staying in school and doing homework?
Henry Louis Gates

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star. - Friedrich Nietzsche
One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.
Friedrich Nietzsche

We are born weak, we need strength; helpless, we need aid; foolish, we need reason. All that we lack at birth, all that we need when we come to man's estate, is the gift of education.
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

A man is great by deeds, not by birth. - Chanakya
A man is great by deeds, not by birth.
Chanakya
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Birth Translations

birth in Afrikaans is geboorte
birth in Dutch is geboorte
birth in French is naissance
birth in German is Geburt, Geburt, Herkunft
birth in Latin is ortus
birth in Portuguese is nascimento
birth in Spanish is nacimiento, dispensar
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