flapping
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flapping(
flah
-
pihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of moving up and down)
a. el aleteo
(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 heard the flapping of wings before I saw the birds.Oí el aleteo de las alas antes de ver los pájaros.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to moving back and forth)
a. sacudirse (verb)
A heron swooped down and scooped the flapping fish up off the sand.Una garza se abalanzó y atrapó el pez que se sacudía en la arena.
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