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chime

chime(
chaym
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sound)
a. la campanada
(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).
(F)
The chimes echoed around the castle, waking everyone up.Las campanadas resonaban alrededor del castillo, despertando a todos.
We ate a grape and made a wish at each chime of the clock on New Year's Eve.Comimos una uva y pedimos un deseo durante cada campanada del reloj en la víspera de Año Nuevo.
b. el repique
(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).
(M)
The chime of the church bells woke me up at 6 am.El repique de las campanas de la iglesia me despertó a las 6 am.
c. la campanilla
(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).
(F)
Jane heard the chime of the doorbell and peered out the window to see who it was.Jane oyó la campanilla del timbre y se asomó a la ventana para ver quién era.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (to sound)
a. tocar
The bells chimed three and the Pope appeared in the balcony in front of St. Peter's Basilica.Las campanas tocaron las tres y el papa apareció en el balcón frente a la basílica de San Pedro.
b. dar
The clock chimed seven.El reloj dio las siete.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to sound)
a. sonar
I heard the clock chime and knew it was time to get up.Oí el reloj sonar y supe que era hora de levantarme.
b. repicar
The church bell chimed three times. That meant it was the third and final call to mass.La campana de la iglesia repicó tres veces. Eso significaba que era la tercera y última llamada a la misa.
c. dar la hora (clock)
The hallway clock chimed six and the family knew it was dinner time.El reloj del pasillo dio las seis y la familia sabía que era la hora de cenar.
chimes
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
4. (set of bells)
a. el carillón
(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).
(M)
She played a lovely holiday tune on the chimes.Tocó una melodía navideña preciosa en el carillón.
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chime
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of bells)
a. el carillón
(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).
(M)
2. (of clock)
a. la campanada
(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).
(F)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a.
the clock chimed nine o'clockel reloj dio las nueve
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (clock)
a. dar la hora
5. (bells)
a. repicar
chime [tʃaɪm]
noun
(sound) [of church bells] repique (m); [of clock] campanada (f); (set) juego (m) de campanas; carillón (m)
a chime of bells un carillón
transitive verb
[+bell] tocar
intransitive verb
repicar; sonar
the clock chimed six el reloj dio las seis
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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