Quick answer
"Cuddle" is a transitive verb which is often translated as "abrazar", and "hug" is a noun which is often translated as "el abrazo". Learn more about the difference between "cuddle" and "hug" below.
cuddle(
kuh
-
duhl
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to hug)
a. abrazar
Don't cuddle the hamster so hard, honey.No le abraces tan fuerte al hámster, cariño.
The little girl cuddled her favorite stuffed animal.La niñita abrazó a su peluche favorito.
b. apapachar
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Can I cuddle your little puppy?¿Puedo apapachar a tu cachorrito?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to hug)
a. abrazarse
Jason and Laura cuddled in the movie theater.Jason and Laura se abrazaron en la sala de cine.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (hug)
a. el abrazo
(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).
Noemi gave her brother a big cuddle.Noemí le dio un gran abrazo a su hermano.
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hug(
huhg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (embrace)
a. el abrazo
(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).
I think what you need is a hug.Creo que lo que necesitas es un abrazo.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to embrace)
a. abrazar
When he finally saw his brother, he hugged him tight.Cuando por fin vio a su hermano, lo abrazó fuertemente.
3. (to stay close to)
a. pegarse a
Small boats tend to hug the coast.Las embarcaciones pequeñas suelen pegarse a la costa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (to embrace each other)
a. abrazarse
They hugged and then she walked away.Se abrazaron y luego ella se fue.
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