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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

Each day is a little life: every waking and rising a little birth, every fresh morning a little youth, every going to rest and sleep a little death.
Arthur Schopenhauer

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

From birth to age 18 a girl needs good parents. From 18 to 35 she needs good looks. From 35 to 55 she needs a good personality. From 55 on, she needs good cash.
Sophie Tucker

A miracle is really the only way to describe motherhood and giving birth. It's unbelievable how God has made us women and babies to endure and be able to do so much. A miracle, indeed. Such an incredible blessing.
Jennie Finch

New Year's Day. A fresh start. A new chapter in life waiting to be written. New questions to be asked, embraced, and loved. Answers to be discovered and then lived in this transformative year of delight and self-discovery. Today carve out a quiet interlude for yourself in which to dream, pen in hand. Only dreams give birth to change.
Sarah Ban Breathnach
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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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