In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(felicidad)happinessel nacimiento del niño vino a colmar la dicha de la pareja — the birth of their child made the couple's joy / happiness complete
- ¡qué dicha ver a toda la familia reunida! — what a joy to see the whole family together!
- ¡qué dicha! dejó de llover — fantastic / wonderful! it's stopped raining!
2(suerte)good luckgood fortunetuvo la dicha de presenciar aquel espectáculo irrepetible — she had the good fortune to witness that unique sight
- nunca es tarde si la dicha es buena — better late than never
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