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Definition of 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.
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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