lightning bug

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lightning bug(
layt
-
nihng
 
buhg
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la luciérnaga
(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 kids ran around the yard and tried to catch lightning bugs.Los niños corrían por el jardín, intentando atrapar a las luciérnagas.
We sat on the porch on a warm summer evening and watched the lightning bugs fly around the yard.Nos sentamos en el porche en una cálida noche de verano y observamos las luciérnagas volando por el jardín.
b. el bicho de luz
(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)
As soon as I turned off my cellphone, I could see the lightning bugs flying all around.En cuanto apagué mi celular, pude ver bichos de luz volando por todos lados.
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