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repique
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repique(
rreh
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pee
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keh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (general)
a. ringing
Las cigüeñas del campanario están acostumbradas al repique de las campanas.The storks on the bell tower are used to the ringing of the bells.
b. peal
Desde mi casa se escucha el repique de las campanas de la iglesia.I can hear the peal of the church bells from my house.
c. pealing
El repique de las campanas anunció el comienzo de la fiesta.A pealing of bells signaled the beginning of the fiesta.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Era domingo y a lo lejos se oía el repique de campanas.It was Sunday and in the distance you could hear bells ringing.
Los novios salieron de la iglesia acompañados del repique de las campanas.The bride and groom came out of the church to the sound of pealing bells.
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repique
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. peal, ringing
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repique
1 [de tambor] beating
se oía el repique de los tambores
2 [de campanas] ringing; pealing
el repique de las campanas ahuyentó a las palomas del campanario
3 (riña) tiff; squabble
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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