Translation of original in Spanish:

original

original, adj.

Pronunciation: /əˈrɪdʒɪn(ə)l//əˈrɪdʒənl//ɒˈrɪdʒɪn(ə)l/

adjective

  • 1

    (first)
    (version/plan) original
    (plan/version) originario
    the original inhabitants los primeros habitantes
    • from an original idea by ... basado en una idea de ...
    • The use of the original languages with English sub-titles was a brilliant and compelling device.
    • Away from the grand pedigree of the original building, the design of the hotel's new tower echoes the shapes and colours of the old one well.
    • The original design provided for the restoration of existing courtrooms.
    • The original building was designed for only half the number of children on the school's current roll.
    • The whole hotel is a combination of original features and modern design.
    • The final design will maintain these original features.
    • In North America alone, there are many aboriginal cultures that no longer know a word of their original languages.
    • The leather seating in the sunken area is original to the house.
    • The original path was a series of stepping stones laid in the lawn, which I was able to reuse.
    • Only one of the lions, on the eastern arch, is original.
    • In fact, the city currently has no way of policing contractors to ensure they do follow their original designs.
    • The old houses that were left as they were in that same area are being put back to their original style in the process.
    • He reads the press in the original language and blogs it for English speakers.
    • At Wapping we were able to see the twin tunnels which were the original Brunel designed ones.
    • She says poor maintenance by the Town Council has destroyed the original design.
    • The new development has been designed to fit in with the design of the original stone houses.
    • Langholm Terrace is designed around the original lodge and stables of Buccleugh House, once owned by the Duke of Montague.
    • I'm looking forward to the Gehry building, though, even though it's been watered down a bit from its original design.
    • Saved at a young age, he learned Greek so that he could read the New Testament in its original language.
    • The original curves are not affected, and this process preserves the original shape.
    • The original language of Algeria was Berber, which has varied dialects throughout the country.
  • 2

    • 2.1(not copied)

      (design/work/research) original
      don't send original documents no envíe originales
      • He gave me about 20 minutes to respond to an emailed copy of the original article.
      • Two original ways of presenting the dial motif have been designed: either plain or set with diamonds.
      • It keeps to a high standard of interior design with exciting and original items.
      • I don't need or require beautiful and original web page design and execution to this end, either.
      • The gallery showcases some original European and American paintings dating back to the Baroque era of the 17th century.
      • By Goya's time the most interesting and original artists were no longer interested in this particular kind of symbolism or any kind of allegory.
      • He was a much sought-after consultant, both for his original ideas and his unrivalled contacts in sport.
      • Also, single word titles are often not unique, and I like inventing original things.
      • Beginning January 20, the Museum will display 14 original oil paintings by Kathy Jakobsen in the Community Gallery.
      • New or original material is sorely lacking, and any non-mainstream artist is ignored.
      • Her goal is also to create playful, original art that cannot be commodified.
      • He is quite an original thinker and really did invent the idea of Mozart as a brat so convincingly that now most people think it's fact.
      • The Labatt People in Action program funds original summer projects designed by students that aid a charity.
      • On one side of it you have writers building on common archetypes to create original works, and to enrich the genre.
      • People came in on spec, just because they'd heard there was a local band who were actually playing original material.
      • Modern classical is a term used as a prop by people who can't create an original melody!
      • He created original sounds from his cymbals and skins using sticks, brushes, and even his hands.
      • The contest is open to all original bands and musicians - whatever the musical style.
      • There comes a time in your life when you want to replace the posters in your home by original art.
      • Like everything else at The Big Idea it is completely original and unique to the centre.
      • The married man will probably run out of original gift ideas sooner or later.
      • There is still a market for good original art but with a caution flag on the price point unless it is by a well-known artist.
      • Also playing a major role in the production is Graham Porter, who has designed an original score to be used during production.
      • His second album released with Sony showed his talent as a serious music writer of original works.
      • Beth has used photo montage, acrylics, oils and pastels to create truly original works.
      • She was a serious artist, a painter of extraordinary and disturbing vision, a talented dancer and also a witty and original writer.
      • But do have a stab at Ulysses, if only to see how linguistically inventive and original Joyce was.
      • Foremost, he was an original thinker with ideas, and with an ability to formulate new questions in new ways.
      • Who needs to make creative decisions about original ideas when you can mould an endless stream of desperate kids into carbon copies of what went before?
      • We have more stuff available but at the same time we have actually less original material being produced.
      • Television is no better for those of us hungry for imaginative fare, and the dearth of original screenplays makes this writer's blood run cold.
      • Those are just ideas, each less original than the one before (I lined them up that way).
      • And that Starbucks itself may help break new artists and develop original material.
      • Daniel Smith is unquestionably one of the most exciting, original musicians to emerge on to the British blues scene in recent years.
      • The multimedia production also included an original score by artist-musician Rodney Graham and rock duo Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore of Sonic Youth.
      • The best way to get this look is to start knitting yourself and create a one-off, original piece, that's just your colour.
      • Fortunately his family made some copies of the original manuscript and so we can see now what he really wrote.
      • He also wants to recruit an artistic director and freelance choreographers to create more original works for the company.
      • Either way, Fred Flare is a great place to find original gifts for everyone imaginable.
      • Freud certainly had many original ideas; but even the most inventive minds are indebted to their predecessors.
      • Erofeyev is an absurdly original writer of the utmost importance.

    • 2.2(unusual)

      (gift/idea/person) original


noun

  • 1

    Art original masculine
    (document) original masculine
    the remake isn't as good as the original la nueva versión no es tan buena como la original
    • in the original en versión original
    • the songs on the album are all originals los temas del álbum son todos nuevos
  • 2

    (unusual person)
    she's an original! ¡es de lo más original!