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ache(
eyk
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pain)
a. el dolor
(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 was an ache in my heart when I thought of my wife so far away.Me dolía el corazón siempre que pensaba en mi esposa tan lejos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to experience pain)
a. el doler
(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 walking ten miles, my legs were aching.Tras caminar diez millas, me dolían las piernas.
3. (to yearn)
a. morirse por
I ached to hold and comfort the homeless child.Me moría por abrazarlo y consolar el niño sin hogar.
4. (to long for)
a. ansiar
The soldier was aching for the sight of his homeland.El soldado ansiaba ver su patria.
b. suspirar por
He had ached for her ever since he first set eyes on her.Había suspirado por ella desde el primer momento que la vio.
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ache
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el dolor
(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).
aches and painsachaques mpl
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. doler
my head achesme duele la cabeza
I ache all overme duele todo
3. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to be aching to do somethingestar deseando hacer algo
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ache [eɪk]
noun
(pain) dolor (m)
I have an ache in my side me duele el costado; full of aches and pains lleno de achaques or goteras (informal)
with an ache in one's heart con mucho pesar
intransitive verb
1 (hurt) doler
my head aches me duele la cabeza; it makes my head ache me da dolor de cabeza; I'm aching all over me duele todo
2
it was enough to make your heart ache era para romperle a uno el alma; my heart aches for you lo siento en el alma
3 (yearn) desear; suspirar;for por
I am aching for you suspiro por ti; I am aching to see you again me muero por volver a verte; I ached to help me moría por ayudar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "aches"
Here are the most popular phrases with "aches." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
my stomach aches
me duele el estómago
body aches
dolores corporales
aches and pains
achaques
Examples
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