el aullido
-the howl
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (cry)
a. howl
Escuché el aullido de un lobo y me di cuenta de que había luna llena.I heard the howl of a wolf and I realized it was a full moon.
b. howling
Por la noche se escucha el aullido de los perros callejeros hambrientos.At night, you can hear the howling of the hungry stray dogs.
2. (scream)
a. yell
Adrián se quebró el tobillo y dio un aullido tan fuerte que despertó a todos.Adrian broke his ankle and let out a yell so loud that he woke everybody up.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Alberto estaba asustado de oír a su madre dar aquellos aullidos de dolor.Alberto was frightened hearing his mother howl with pain.
Los soldados heridos daban aullidos de dolor.The injured soldiers were howling in pain.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. howl
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
howl; yell
dar aullidos to howl; yell
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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