lament

lament(
luh
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mehnt
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (wailing)
a. el lamento
(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).
(M)
Her lament over her husband's coffin was soul shattering.Su lamento sobre el ataúd de su marido desgarraba el alma.
2. (literature)
a. la elegía
(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).
(F)
The poet composed a lament for housewives.El poeta compuso una elegía por las amas de casa.
3. (music)
a. el treno
(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).
(M)
The choir sang a lament for their deceased brother.El coro cantó un treno para su hermano difunto.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to regret)
a. lamentar
He lamented his failure to be accepted on the team.Se lamentó por haber sido rechazado por el equipo.
5. (to mourn)
a. llorar
Years later, Sharon is still lamenting Morley's passing.Años después, Sharon todavía llora el fallecimiento de Morley.
b. lamentar
I lament her death and feel sorry for your entire family.Lamento su muerte y compadezco a toda tu familia.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
6. (to mourn)
a. llorar
She laments for her late husband.Llora por su esposo difunto.
b. lamentarse
Kevin lamented over the death of his beloved dog.Kevin se lamentó de la muerte de su querido perro.
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lament
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el lamento
(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).
(M)
2. (music)
a. el canto elegíaco, treno
(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).
(M)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (general)
a. lamentar
the late lamented Mr Jonesel llorado difunto Sr. Jones
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a. lamentarse
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lament [ləˈment]
noun
(poem) elegía (f); endecha (f);for por; (song) canción (f) elegíaca; endecha (f); (grief) lamento (m);
transitive verb
[+absence, lack, loss] llorar; lamentar
she was lamenting her misfortune se lamentaba de su infortunio; to lament sb llorar la muerte de algn; llorar a algn; it is much to be lamented that ... es de lamentar que ...
intransitive verb
to lament over sth [+passing, loss] llorar algo; lamentarse de algo; to lament for sb llorar a algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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