bellow
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bellow(
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (animal)
a. bramar (elephant, bull)
While on safari in Africa, I was awakened more than once by elephants bellowing in the night.Mientras estaba de safari en África, más de una vez me desperté con los elefantes que bramaban durante la noche.
b. mugir (cow, bull)
The bull bellowed and about 50 cows went running toward him.El toro mugió y alrededor de 50 vacas se fueron corriendo hacia él.
2. (person)
a. bramar
When the referee refused a penalty, the fans bellowed in anger.Cuando el árbitro se negó a otorgar un penal, los hinchas bramaron enfurecidos.
b. gritar
He bellowed at the paramedics to give his wife something for the pain.Les gritó a los paramédicos para que le dieran a su esposa algo para el dolor.
c. rugir
The fans bellowed with joy when their team won the championship.Los hinchas rugieron de felicidad cuando su equipo ganó el campeonato.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to shout)
a. gritar
The wrestler bellowed "Let's go!" at his opponent.El luchador le gritó "¡Vamos!" a su contrincante.
b. bramar
"Who took my book?," bellowed the teacher."¿Quién agarró mi libro?", bramó el profesor.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (outcry)
a. el bramido
(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).
Hearing a fierce bull's bellow in the countryside is priceless.Escuchar el bramido del toro bravo en el campo no tiene precio.
b. el grito
(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).
Jackie was startled by Jim's playful bellow.Jackie se sobresaltó con el grito en broma de Jim.
c. el mugido
(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).
Did you ever hear the bellow of a cow?¿Oíste alguna vez el mugido de una vaca?
bellows
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (blower)
a. el fuelle
(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 blacksmith used a bellows to get the fire red hot.El herrero utilizó un fuelle para avivar el fuego al rojo vivo.
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bellow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el bramido
(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. bramar
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bellow [ˈbeləʊ]
noun
[of bull etc] bramido (m); [of person] rugido (m);
intransitive verb
[+animal] bramar; [+person] rugir;
transitive verb
(also bellow out) [+order, song] gritar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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