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"Glimmer" is a noun which is often translated as "la luz trémula", and "rummage" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "hurgar". Learn more about the difference between "glimmer" and "rummage" below.
glimmer
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (dim light)
a. la luz trémula
(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 glimmer of the moon allowed us to find our way.La luz tremula de la luna nos permitió buscar el camino.
b. la luz tenue
(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 glimmer of the candles creates a very intimate atmosphere.La luz tenue de las velas crea un ambiente muy íntimo.
c. el cabrilleo
(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).
We could see the glimmer of the lake between the trees.Veíamos el cabrilleo del lago entre los árboles.
2. (indication)
a. el indicio
(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 the slightest glimmer of gratitude in his eyes.No hubo ni el menor indicio de agradecimiento en sus ojos.
b. el atisbo
(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 saw a brief glimmer of a smile on her lips.Muy brevemente vi un atisbo de sonrisa en sus labios.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to glow)
a. brillar con luz trémula
Thousands of stars glimmered in the skies above us.Miles de estrellas brillaban con luz trémula en el cielo por encima de nuestras cabezas.
b. relucir
La espada relucía en su mano y empezó a cargar contra el enemigo.His sword glimmered in his hand as he started to charge at the enemy.
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rummage(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to search using hands)
a. hurgar
I rummaged through the suitcase to find my passport.Hurgué en la maleta para encontrar mi pasaporte.
b. rebuscar
You can rummage through this pile of clothes to see if you like anything.Puedes rebuscar en este monton de ropa para ver si algo te llama la atención.
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