burning
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burning(
buhr
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nihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (on fire)
a. en llamas (building)
People desperately tried to escape from the burning building.La gente trataba desesperadamente de escapar del edificio en llamas.
b. ardiente (coals)
Some Buddhist monks participate in a ritual that involves walking over burning coals.Algunos monjes budistas toman parte en un ritual que involucra caminar sobre brasas ardientes.
2. (very hot)
a. abrasador
We had to walk 20 miles in the burning sun.Tuvimos que caminar 20 millas bajo un sol abrasador.
b. ardiente
Among the burning sands of the desert, he could make out an oasis.Entre las ardientes arenas del desierto, pudo distinguir un oasis.
3. (prickling)
a. de ardor
You may experience a burning sensation when passing water.Puede que experimentes una sensación de ardor al orinar.
b. de quemazón
I get a burning feeling in my feet when I walk.Siento una sensación de quemazón en los pies al caminar.
c. de escozor
This condition may cause a burning sensation in the urethra.Esta condición puede provocar una sensación de escozor en la uretra.
4. (intense)
a. ardiente
He was possessed with a burning desire to see her.Un deseo ardiente de verla se apoderó de él.
b. irrefrenable
This did not deter his burning ambition to be world champion.Esto no lo hizo desistir de su ambición irrefrenable de ser campeón mundial.
c. violento
She felt a burning hatred for the people who had killed her family.Sentía un odio violento hacia la gente que había matado a su familia.
5. (important)
a. candente
Then there is the burning issue of the refugee crisis that needs to be resolved.Luego está la cuestión candente de la crisis de los refugiados, que hay que resolver.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
6. (act of burning)
a. la quema
(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).
Some people think there should be a tax on the burning of fossil fuels.Algunos piensan que se debería gravar con un impuesto la quema de combustibles fósiles.
7. (prickling)
a. el ardor
(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).
Stomach acid can cause a sensation of pain and burning in your gullet.El ácido estomacal puede provocar una sensación de dolor y ardor en el esófago.
b. la quemazón
(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 patient described a feeling of prickling and burning in her feet.La paciente describió una sensación de hormigueo y quemazón en los pies.
c. el escozor
(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 burning you describe may be a symptom of cystitis.Este escozor que usted describe puede ser síntoma de cistitis.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
8. (extremely)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
He dropped a burning hot iron on his foot.Dejó caer una plancha ardiendo en el pie.
It happened on a burning hot day last July.Ocurrió en un día abrasador del julio pasado.
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burning
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (on fire)
a. en llamas
2. (heat, sun, passion)
a. abrasador(ora)
3. (ambition)
a. irrefrenable
to be burning hotabrasar
a burning issueun asunto candente
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burning [ˈbɜːnɪŋ]
noun
1 (singeing)
there's a smell of burning huele a quemado; I can smell burning huelo a quemado
2 (setting on fire) quema (f)
the burning (down) of the Embassy during the riots la quema de la embajada durante los disturbios
they ordered the burning of the town
adjective
1 (on fire) [+building, forest] en llamas; [+coals, flame] ardiente; [+candle] encendido
the burning bush (Bible) la zarza ardiente; la zarza que ardía sin consumirse
2 (hot) [+sun] abrasador; ardiente; [+sand] ardiente; [+desert] infernal; [+face, skin] ardiendo; [+thirst, fever] abrasador; [+sensation] de ardor; de escozor
they drank some water to cool their burning throats bebieron agua para refrescar sus ardientes gargantas; with a burning face (through embarrassment, shame) con la cara ardiendo de vergüenza
3 (intense) [+desire, passion, eyes] ardiente; [+ambition] que quema; [+hatred] violento; [+question, topic] candente
she was consumed by burning hatred for him
adverb
burning hot his forehead was burning hot su frente estaba ardiendo
don't touch that, it's burning hot! ¡no toques eso! ¡está ardiendo!; phew, it's burning hot today! ¡uf! ¡hoy hace un calor abrasador!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "burning"
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wood-burning stove
fogón
burning sensation
sensación de ardor
burning pain
el ardor
burning of fossil fuels
la quema de combustibles fósiles
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