mutter

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mutter(
muh
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duhr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to say in a low voice)
a. murmurar
Janet muttered some sort of apology as she fixed her gaze on her shoes.Janet murmuró algo que parecía una disculpa sin levantar la vista de los zapatos.
b. farfullar
The young boy muttered a few words and then burst into tears.El chico farfulló unas palabras y luego se echó a llorar.
c. decir entre dientes
Several passengers were muttering prayers as we came in to land.Varios pasajeros estaban diciendo oraciones entre dientes según nos acercábamos a la pista de aterrizaje.
d. mascullar
The boy muttered insults after he lost the fight.El niño mascullaba insultos tras perder la pelea.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to say in a low voice)
a. murmurar
Stop muttering and get on with your work!¡Dejen de murmurar y pónganse a trabajar!
b. farfullar
The old guy was still muttering to himself as he left the store.El viejo seguía farfullando mientras salía de la tienda.
c. hablar entre dientes
The inspector was muttering but he didn't say anything out loud.El inspector estaba hablando entre dientes pero no dijo nada en voz alta.
d. mascullar
"That's a lie!" Simon muttered angrily."¡Eso es mentira!" masculló Simón enojado.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
3. (barely audible utterance)
a. el murmullo
(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)
There were a few angry mutters when the boss announced the news.Hubo unos murmullos enojados cuando el jefe anunció la noticia.
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mutter
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 murmullo
(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)
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mutter [ˈmʌtəʳ]
noun
murmullo (m)
a mutter of voices un murmullo de voces
transitive verb
murmurar; decir entre dientes
"yes," he muttered —sí —dijo entre dientes
intransitive verb
(gen) murmurar; [+guns, thunder] retumbar a lo lejos; (complain) quejarse;
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