gasping
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gasping(
gahs
-
pihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (heavy breathing)
a. el jadeo
(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 could hearing the gasping of the runner next to me.Podía escuchar el jadeo del corredor al lado mío.
b. las boqueadas
(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).
(before dying)
The gasping of the soldiers dying on the battlefield was truly awful.Las boqueadas de los soldados que agonizaban en el campo de batalla eran verdaderamente horrendas.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (related to heavy breathing)
a. jadeante
The gasping woman raised her hand to her forehead.La mujer jadeante alzó la mano hasta la frente.
b. agónico (before dying)
After the attack, we could hear the gasping cries of the dying.Después del atentado, podíamos escuchar los gritos agónicos de los moribundos.
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