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"Wind" is a noun which is often translated as "el viento", and "hail" is a noun which is often translated as "el granizo". Learn more about the difference between "wind" and "hail" below.
wind(
waynd
,
wihnd
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weather)
a. el viento
(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).
The gusts of wind are very strong at the top of the mountain.Las ráfagas de viento son muy fuertes en la cima de la montaña.
2. (energy)
a. el aliento
(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 need a moment to get my wind back. I'm not as young as I used to be!Necesito un momento para recobrar el aliento. ¡Ya no soy tan joven como antes!
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to roll)
a. enrollar
We should wind all of these cables so that they're easier to store.Deberíamos enrollar todos estos cables para que sean más fáciles de guardar.
4. (to cause to lose breath)
a. dejar sin resuello
The workout winded him to the point that he could barely stand.El ejercicio lo dejó sin resuello hasta que apenas podía pararse.
b. dejar sin aliento
The powerful punch from the other boxer winded him.El golpe poderoso del otro boxeador lo dejó sin aliento.
5. (clock)
a. dar cuerda
The watchmaker replaced the battery in his watch and then wound it.El relojero reemplazó la pila de su reloj y entonces le dio cuerda.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to zigzag)
a. serpentear
The road to the cabin winds back and forth up the mountain.El camino a la cabaña serpentea de un lado al otro por la montaña.
b. zigzaguear
The river winds through lush forests before draining into the lake.El río zigzaguea por bosques lozanos antes de terminar en el lago.
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hail(
heyl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (weather)
a. el granizo
(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 were caught in the hail when we were coming back home.Nos pilló el granizo cuando volvíamos a casa.
b. el pedrisco
(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).
The hail ruined the crops.El pedrisco arruinó los cultivos.
2. (great amount)
a. la lluvia
(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 politician became the subject of a hail of insults after his decision.El político fue objeto de una lluvia de insultos por su decisión.
3. (salutation)
a. el saludo
(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).
When you enter a room, give a hail.Cuando entres a una habitación, da un saludo.
An impersonal verb is a verb with no apparent subject (e.g. Llueve en España.).
4. (weather)
a. granizar
I can't leave my house now. It is hailing.No puedo salir de casa ahora. Está granizando.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (to come; used with "from")
a. ser de
My grandparents hail from Italy.Mis abuelos son de Italia.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to call to)
a. llamar
We hailed a man to give us a hand.Llamamos a un hombre para que nos echara una mano.
b. hacer señas a
Hail that taxi. I'm too tired to walk.Hazle señas a ese taxi. Estoy muy cansado para caminar.
7. (to acclaim)
a. aclamar
He has been hailed as the most influential musician of the decade.Ha sido aclamado como el músico más influyente de la década.
8. (to greet)
a. saludar
I hailed the guests at the entrance and ushered them into the dining room.Saludé a los invitados en la entrada y los conduje al comedor.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
9. (salutation)
a. salve
Every soldier of the legion cried: "Hail, Emperor!"Todos los soldados de la legión gritaron: "¡Salve, Emperador!"
b. ave
Mark mocked the manager when he came in, saying "Hail, Hank!"Cuando entró el gerente, Mark se burló de él diciendo: "¡Ave, Hank!"
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