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Spanish word for Death

The Spanish word for “death” is “muerte”. As a verb, the word is “morir”.

How to pronounce “muerte” in Spanish:

Sounds like – moo-err’-tay
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Translation for death in Spanish

muerte = death in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “death” using these sentences:

Example 1:

Death is the opposite of life.

La muerte es el opuesto de la vida.

Example 2:

They need to get a death certificate to open his will.

Ellos necesitan obtener un certificado de defunción para abrir el testamento.

Example 3:

I am not afraid of death.

No le tengo miedo a la muerte.

Example 4:

He died of a heart attack.

Él murió de un ataque al corazón.

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