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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (lament)
a. moan
Su gemido no era de dolor, sino de placer.Her moan was not of pain, but of pleasure.
b. groan
El jugador lesionado se paró soltando un gemido de dolor.The wounded player stood up, letting out a groan of pain.
c. howl
Se largó a llorar y emitió un largo gemido.He started crying and let out a long howl.
d. wail
Puso la cara contra la almohada para que nadie escuchara sus gemidos.She buried her face in the pillow so nobody would hear her wails.
e. whine (of an animal)
El oso que pisó la trampa soltó un gemido estridente.The bear that got caught in the trap let out a loud whine.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (de persona)
a. moan, groan
2. (de animal)
a. whine
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(quejido) groan; moan; (lamento) wail; howl; [de animal] whine; [del viento] howling; wailing;
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