One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the birth of a child’
childbirth, delivery, nativity, birthing
informal the patter of tiny feet
archaic confinement, accouchement, childbed
2‘the birth of a new era’
beginning, beginnings, emergence, genesis, dawn, dawning, rise, start, arrival, advent
origin, source, fountainhead
3‘he is of noble birth’
ancestry, descent, origin, origins, parentage, lineage, line, line of descent, heritage, family, stock, blood, bloodline, genealogy, breeding, pedigree, house, extraction, derivation, background
rare filiation, stirps
‘she gave birth to a son’
have, bear, produce, be delivered of, bring into the world
be brought to bed of, bring forth
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