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Spanish translation: santería

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Spanish term or phrase:santeria
Spanish translation:santería
Entered by: Isabel Peralta
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11:11 Jan 28, 2002
Spanish to Spanish translations [PRO]
Spanish term or phrase: santeria
This term occurs in a Dutch literary text. Should it have an accent on the i? Santeria of santería?
Karin Kustermans
Belgium
Local time: 22:29
santería
Explanation:
Gramatically, that is the correct term in Spanish, with the accent. It is a kind of pseudoreligious thing that goes on in the spanish speaking world, related sometimes to white magic and sometimes to religion or even to voodoo by some people.
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Isabel Peralta
Spain
Local time: 22:29
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Thanx very much!
3 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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4 +1santería
Isabel Peralta
4SanteríaKenji Otomo


  

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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
Santería


Explanation:
The accent is necessary. It is a place for saints sculpture.

Kenji Otomo
Spain
Local time: 22:29
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9 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
santería


Explanation:
Gramatically, that is the correct term in Spanish, with the accent. It is a kind of pseudoreligious thing that goes on in the spanish speaking world, related sometimes to white magic and sometimes to religion or even to voodoo by some people.

Isabel Peralta
Spain
Local time: 22:29
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 7
Grading comment
Thanx very much!

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