meow

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USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "miaow."
meow(
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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. (cat's cry)
a. el miau
(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)
Did I hear a meow? Do you have a cat? - Yes! I have three, actually.¿Acabo de escuchar un miau? ¿Tienes un gato? - ¡Sí! Tengo tres, de hecho.
There was a loud meow, and she realized she had stepped on the cat's tail.Oyó un fuerte miau y se dio cuenta de que había pisado la cola del gato.
b. el maullido
(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)
I heard a pitiful meow from outside the back door.Oí un maullido lastimero en la puerta trasera.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to make a meowing sound)
a. maullar
The cat was meowing to be let in.El gato maullaba para que le dejara entrar.
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meow
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 maullido
(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)
meow!¡miau!
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. maullar
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meow [mɪˈaʊ]
noun
maullido (m); miau (m)
intransitive verb
maullar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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