grunt
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grunt(
gruhnt
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to make a grunt)
a. gruñir
A boar grunted at me as I was walking through the forest. I took off running.Un jabalí me grunó mientras caminaba por el bosque y eché a correr.
b. resoplar
Owen grunted as he got off the couch.Owen resopló al levantarse del sofá.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to say with a grunt)
a. gruñir
He grunted, "I'm not afraid of you," and ran towards us with fists raised."No les tengo miedo", gruñó y corrió hacia nosotros con los puños alzados.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (short, deep sound)
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).
The farmer said he's sure the pigs' grunts have meaning.El granjero dijo que está seguro de que los gruñidos de los cerdos tienen significado.
4. (military)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el soldado de infantería
(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).
, la soldado de infantería
(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).
Jim was a hippie when he was drafted in 1970 and sent to Vietnam to be a grunt.Jim era hippie cuando fue reclutado en 1970 y enviado a Vietnam para ser soldado de infantería.
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grunt
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of pig, person)
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).
to give a gruntdar un gruñido
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el soldado de infantería
(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).
la soldado de infantería
(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).
(foot soldier)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (pig, person)
a. gruñir
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grunt [ɡrʌnt]
noun
[of animal, person] gruñido (m)
intransitive verb
[+animal, person] gruñir
transitive verb
"yes," he grunted —sí —gruñó
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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