growl
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growl(
graul
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (act of growling)
a. el gruñido
(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).
A growl was heard from the covered cage.Se oyó un gruñido que venía de la jaula cubierta.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to make an aggressive sound)
a. gruñir (animal or person)
The dog growled at the intruder.El perro le gruñó al intruso.
b. refunfuñar (person)
The janitor growled and made a face and then began to clean up the mess.El conserje refunfuñó e hizo una mueca, y después se puso a limpiar la suciedad.
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growl
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of dog)
a. el gruñido
(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).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (dog, person)
a. gruñir
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growl [ɡraʊl]
noun
gruñido (m)
intransitive verb
[+animal] gruñir; [+person] refunfuñar; [+thunder] reverberar;
transitive verb
"yes," he growled —sí —refunfuñó
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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