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My hamster has had babies

Spanish translation: Mi hamster tuvo crías

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16:39 Feb 13, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: My hamster has had babies
Um, I kinda want to know this for a spanish project. It'd help a ton. Is that what you want? I just want the simplest translation, and not the direct one, the REAL spanish one. I know that hamster w/an accent over the 'a' is hamster, that 'to have' is tener ( to be conjugated ), and my is simply 'mi(s)'.
amelia
Spanish translation:Mi hamster tuvo crías
Explanation:
As the other two translators, I prefer the simple phrase:

"mi hamster tovo crías".

Notice the use of plural in "crías" as the original version is in the plural too.

Good luck!

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dany2303
Local time: 12:27
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Thanks, dude.
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
naMi hámster tuvo críaadradas
naMi hámster tuvo críaadradas
naMi hámster tuvo críaadradas
naMi hámster ha tenido crías
Sarah Brenchley
naMi hamster tuvo crías
Silvia Sassone
naMi hámster ha paridoxxxGeorge A.R
naMi hámster tuvo hijos
Mauricio López Langenbach
naMi hampster tuvo críaAlba Mora
naMi hamster ha tenido cría. / mi hamster tuvo cría./ bebés.
Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
naMi hamster tuvo crías
dany2303
naA mi cuyo le nacieron bebés.xxxOso


  

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3 mins
A mi cuyo le nacieron bebés.


Explanation:
Dear Amelia:
I like this phrase because it's simple and it's REAL Spanish as you said.
Greetings from: OSO ¶:^)


xxxOso
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20 mins
Mi hámster tuvo hijos


Explanation:
First of all, a clarification. The word is not "cuyo" (a province in Argentina), but "cuy" or "cuyi". Second of all, a "cuyi" is not a hamster, but a guinea pig, a bigger kind of rodent. Hamster in Spanish is just "hámster". The word is German.

Mauricio López Langenbach
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32 mins
Mi hampster tuvo cría


Explanation:
suerte

Alba Mora
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3 hrs
Mi hamster ha tenido cría. / mi hamster tuvo cría./ bebés.


Explanation:
Hamster in spanish remains the same.
Cría is the best word, but if you want to make it sweeter you can say: bebés. Mi hamster ha tenido bebés, Mi hamster tuvo bebés.
The use of "Bebés" is not only sweeter but more familiar. The word Cría is more formal and more technical too.

Regards,:)
B. Deffenbaugh

Bertha S. Deffenbaugh
United States
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8 hrs
Mi hamster tuvo crías


Explanation:
As the other two translators, I prefer the simple phrase:

"mi hamster tovo crías".

Notice the use of plural in "crías" as the original version is in the plural too.

Good luck!



dany2303
Local time: 12:27
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Thanks, dude.
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11 hrs
Mi hámster ha parido


Explanation:
Parir is the direct verb for giving birth; "ha tenido crías" is OK but sounds slightly affected, like someone who wishes to avoid "parir" in order to(mistakenly) seem more refined.
This would be valid in Spain. If you choose "parir" and are translating into South American Spanish, please check whether "parir" has any undue connotation in the target country.
The Spanish term for "baby animal" is "cría": never "bebé". If you really need a euphemism, use "pequeños"



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xxxGeorge A.R
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12 hrs
Mi hamster tuvo crías


Explanation:
Creo que la traducción con más adhesiones gana.

Suerte,

Silvia

Silvia Sassone
Argentina
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20 hrs
Mi hámster tuvo cría


Explanation:
In "real Spanish" hamster is: Hámster(accented) and "to have babies" is: "tener cría", of course, always speaking about animals.
In fact, hamsters' purpose in life is to have more and more babies...

Good luck!!!!



adradas
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20 hrs
Mi hámster tuvo cría


Explanation:
In "real Spanish" hamster is: Hámster(accented) and "to have babies" is: "tener cría", of course, always speaking about animals.
In fact, hamsters' purpose in life is to have more and more babies...

Good luck!!!!



adradas
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20 hrs
Mi hámster tuvo cría


Explanation:
In "real Spanish" hamster is: Hámster(accented) and "to have babies" is: "tener cría", of course, always speaking about animals.
In fact, hamsters' purpose in life is to have more and more babies...

Good luck!!!!



adradas
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1 day 22 hrs
Mi hámster ha tenido crías


Explanation:
Seeing as the hamster has had various baby hamsters this is the best way to say it.
Crías means baby animals and avoids confusion with human babies etc.
You are completely right about the grammar:
mi for my
hámster with an accent
Good luck with your project.



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