amamantar
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amamantar(
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mah
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mahn
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tahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to feed a baby from the breast)
a. to nurse
Mi hermana prefiere amamantar a su bebé en vez de darle el biberón.My sister prefers to nurse her baby instead of using a feeding bottle.
b. to breastfeed
Algunas personas se sienten incómodas si amamanto a mi hijo en sitios públicos.Some people feel uncomfortable if I breastfeed my child in public places.
2. (to feed an animal from the teat)
a. to suckle
En cuanto nacieron los cachorros la perra los amamantó.As soon as the puppies were born the bitch suckled them.
3. (to coddle)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
a. to spoil
Mi amiga amamanta a su hijo comprándole todo lo que quiere.My friend spoils her son by buying him whatever he wants.
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amamantar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (animal)
a. to suckle
2. (bebé)
a. to breastfeed
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
amamantar
transitive verb
1 (dar el pecho a) to suckle; nurse
2 (Caribe) (mimar) to spoil
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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