ofrenda

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See also: ofrendá

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ofrenda (plural ofrendas)

  1. A shrine of offerings to one's ancestors set up on the Day of the Dead..

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned borrowing from Medieval Latin offerenda, from Latin offerendus. Compare French offrande, Catalan ofrena, Portuguese oferenda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ofˈɾenda/, [ofˈɾẽn̪.d̪a]
  • Hyphenation: o‧fren‧da

Noun[edit]

ofrenda f (plural ofrendas)

  1. offering, sacrifice

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

ofrenda

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of ofrendar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of ofrendar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of ofrendar.

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