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"Burp" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "eructar", and "belch" is a noun which is often translated as "el eructo". Learn more about the difference between "burp" and "belch" below.
burp(
buhrp
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to belch)
a. eructar
In some places, it is impolite to burp at the table, while in others, burping is considered a compliment to the chef.En algunos lugares, es descortés eructar en la mesa, mientras que en otros lugares eructar se considera un cumplido al chef.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to make belch)
a. hacer eructar
The baby seemed uncomfortable, so his mother burped him.El bebé parecía incómodo, así que su madre lo hizo eructar.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (belch)
a. el eructo
(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).
After chewing this gum, my burps smell like peppermint.Después de masticar este chicle, mis eructos huelen a menta.
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belch(
behlch
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (loud burp)
a. el eructo
(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).
Evelyn was unable to stifle her enormous belch.Evelyn no pudo ahogar un enorme eructo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to burp loudly)
a. eructar
In some cultures, it's considered a compliment to belch after a meal.En algunas culturas, se considera un cumplido eructar después de comer.
3. (to emanate)
a. escupir
A rush of hot air belched from the mouth of the tunnel.La boca del túnel escupió una ráfaga de aire caliente.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to expel)
a. escupir
The engine of the boat belched oil into the water.El motor del barco escupió aceite en el agua.
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