ovillarse
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ovillarse(
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bee
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A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
1. (to huddle oneself)
a. to curl up
El gato se subió a la cama y se ovilló.The cat jumped on the bed and curled up.
b. to curl up into a ball
La cochinilla se ovilló cuando la toqué.The woodlouse curled up into a ball when I touched it.
ovillar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to coil into a ball)
a. to wind
Ovillé el hilo alrededor de una tablita de madera.I wound the thread around a piece of wood.
b. to wind into a ball
Marta ovilló la lana y la guardó en una caja.Marta wound the wool into a ball and put it in a box.
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ovillar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. to roll o wind into a ball
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (general)
a. to curl up into a ball
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ovillar
transitive verb
to wind; wind into a ball
pronominal verb
ovillarse to curl up into a ball
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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