Quick answer
"Coughing" is a noun which is often translated as "las toses", and "wheezing" is a noun which is often translated as "la sibilancia". Learn more about the difference between "coughing" and "wheezing" below.
coughing(
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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. (general)
a. las toses
(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).
Some symptoms of the infection are coughing and fever.Algunos síntomas de la infección son las toses y fiebre.
b. el toser
(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).
She was weak and in pain, and the coughing exhausted her.Estaba débil y dolorida, y el toser la agotaba.
c. la tos
(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).
Dave laughed so much he had a fit of coughing.Dave rio tanto que le dio un ataque de tos.
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wheezing
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (difficulty breathing)
a. la sibilancia
(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).
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
The patient was exhibiting wheezing and shortness of breath.El paciente presentaba sibilancia y disnea.
b. los silbidos al respirar
(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).
Because of his bronchitis, Benny suffered from a great deal of wheezing.Debido a su bronquitis, Benny tenía muchos silbidos al respirar.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (raspy)
a. ruidoso
Leonte's wheezing breath made his doctor think that he had a respiratory infection.La respiración ruidosa de Leonte le hizo pensar al doctor que tenía una infección respiratoria.
3. (hissing)
a. sibilante
My friend pronounces the letter s with a very wheezing sound.Mi amiga pronuncia las eses con un sonido muy sibilante.
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