crow
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crow(
kro
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el cuervo
(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).
I was awoken by the squawk of a crow.Me despertó el graznido de un cuervo.
2. (noise)
a. el cacareo
(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).
(rooster)
I awoke at dawn to the sound of the rooster's crow.Me despertó el cacareo del gallo al amanecer.
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).
Captain Hook knew that Peter Pan was coming when he heard his crow echo across the bay.El capitán Garfio sabía que se acercaba Peter Pan al oír su grito resonar a través de la bahía.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to make a rooster noise)
a. cacarear
Look for me by the fountain when the rooster crows.Búscame en la fuente cuando cacaree el gallo.
4. (to coo)
a. gorjear
The baby crowed when his grandfather uncovered his face and smiled at him.El bebé gorjeó cuando su abuelo se destapó la cara y le sonrió.
5. (to brag)
a. pavonearse
My cousin was crowing about his promotion at Christmas.Mi primo se pavoneaba de su acenso durante la Navidad.
b. jactarse
My friend loves to go to parties and crow about all of his awards.A mi amigo le encanta ir a fiestas y jactarse de todos sus premios.
c. alardear
Your brother has the modesty not to crow about his accomplishments.Tu hermano tiene la humildad de no alardear de sus logros.
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crow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (bird)
a. la corneja
(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).
as the crow fliesen línea recta
crow's feetpatas fpl de gallo
crow's nestcofa f
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (cock)
a. cacarear
3. (show off)
a. pavonearse
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crow [krəʊ]
noun
1 (bird) cuervo (m)
as the crow flies en línea recta; a vuelo de pájaro; stone the crows! ¡caray! (informal)
2 (noise) [of cock] cacareo (m); [of baby, person] grito (m)
a crow of delight un gorjeo de placer
intransitive verb
1 crowed crew [+cock] cacarear; cantar
2 crowed (past) [+child] gorjear; jactarse; pavonearse
to crow over or about sth jactarse de algo; felicitarse por algo; it's nothing to crow about no hay motivo para sentirse satisfecho
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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