gurgle
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gurgle(
guhr
-
guhl
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (liquid)
a. el borboteo
(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).
All you can hear out here is the singing of the birds and the gurgle of the stream.Por acá sólo se escuchan las canciones de los pájaros y el borboteo del arroyo.
There's a gurgle coming from the fish tank. Can't you hear it?Hay un borboteo viniendo del acuario. ¿No lo escuchas?
b. el gorgoteo
(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).
Do you hear that sound? - It's just the gurgle of the fountain.¿Escuchas algún sonido? - Es sólo el gorgoteo de la fuente.
c. el gluglú
(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 hear a gurgle in the drain. Is everything alright?Oigo un gluglú en el desagüe. ¿Todo está bien?
2. (baby)
a. el gorjeo
(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).
Isaac's gurgles always make his daddy smile.Los gorjeos de Isaac siempre hacen sonreír a su papá.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (liquid)
a. borbotear
Follow the sound of the gurgling river.Sigue el sonido del río que borbotea.
b. gorgotear
I hear my stomach gurgling.Oigo que gorgotea mi estómago.
4. (baby)
a. gorjear
Carolina gurgled something that sounded more or less like "mommy."Carolina gorjeó algo que sonaba más o menos como "mami".
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gurgle
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of liquid)
a. el borboteo m, gorgoteo
(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).
2. (of baby)
a. el gorjeo
(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 gurgle of delightun gorjeo de placer
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (liquid)
a. borbotear, gorgotear
4. (baby)
a. gorjear
to gurgle with delightgorjear de placer
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gurgle [ˈɡɜːɡl]
noun
[of liquid] borboteo (m); gluglú (m); [of baby] gorjeo (m);
intransitive verb
[+liquid] borbotear; [+baby] gorjear;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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