baa
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baa(
bah
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sound sheep make)
a. el balido
(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 a sound to be heard but the light breeze and the baas of the sheep in the field.No se oía ningún sonido aparte de la brisa ligera y los balidos de las ovejas en el campo.
You can hear the plaintive baas of the hungry lambs from far away.Se escuchan los balidos angustiados de los corderos hambrientos desde lejos.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to make the sound of a sheep)
a. balar
"Why must I be so lonely?" said the shepherd, but the sheep only baaed and looked back up at him."¿Por qué estoy tan solo?" dijo el pastor, pero la oveja se limitó a balar y voltearlo a ver.
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
3. (used to imitate the sound sheep make)
a. beee
The teacher asked, "What sound does a sheep make?," and the kids went "baa!"La maestra preguntó, "¿Qué sonido hacen las ovejas?", y los niños dijeron "¡beee!"
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baa
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el balido
(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).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a. balar
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baa [bɑː]
noun
balido (m)
interjection
¡be!
intransitive verb
balar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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bao
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bao(
bah
-
oh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (nautical)
a. beam
Tres sólidos baos soportan la cubierta del yate.Three solid beams hold the deck of the yacht.
b. deck beam
Abajo en la bodega puedes ver la verdadera dimensión de los baos del buque.Down in the hold you can see the real size of the ship's deck beams.
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