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"Baa" is a noun which is often translated as "el balido", and "moo" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "mugir". Learn more about the difference between "baa" and "moo" below.
baa(
bah
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sound sheep make)
a. el balido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
There wasn't a sound to be heard but the light breeze and the baas of the sheep in the field.No se oía ningún sonido aparte de la brisa ligera y los balidos de las ovejas en el campo.
You can hear the plaintive baas of the hungry lambs from far away.Se escuchan los balidos angustiados de los corderos hambrientos desde lejos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to make the sound of a sheep)
a. balar
"Why must I be so lonely?" said the shepherd, but the sheep only baaed and looked back up at him."¿Por qué estoy tan solo?" dijo el pastor, pero la oveja se limitó a balar y voltearlo a ver.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (used to imitate the sound sheep make)
a. beee
The teacher asked, "What sound does a sheep make?," and the kids went "baa!"La maestra preguntó, "¿Qué sonido hacen las ovejas?", y los niños dijeron "¡beee!"
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moo
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to make the sound of a cow)
a. mugir
The cows started mooing and advancing toward us.Las vacas empezaron a mugir y a avanzar hacia nosotros.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (sound cows make)
a. el mugido
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The cow gave a plaintive moo.La vaca lanzó un mugido quejumbroso.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (used to imitate the sound cows make)
a. mu
Moo! - Hey, I did not eat that much!¡Mu! - Oye, ¡en verdad no comí mucho!
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