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"Breathing" is a noun which is often translated as "la respiración", and "respiration" is a noun which is also often translated as "la respiración". Learn more about the difference between "breathing" and "respiration" below.
breathing(
bri
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thihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (inhalation and exhalation)
a. la respiración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
His breathing relaxed as the medication took effect.Su respiración se relajó en cuanto tomó efecto el medicamento.
b. el resuello
(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).
(heavy)
Claudia is sick and her breathing was so noisy last night that I couldn't sleep.Claudia está enferma y su resuello era tan fuerte anoche que no pude dormir.
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respiration
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la respiración
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The patient's shallow respiration was giving cause for concern.La respiración superficial del paciente era motivo de preocupación.
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