quiver

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quiver(
kwih
-
vuhr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (to tremble)
a. temblar
I was quivering with fear the whole time we were inside the haunted house.Estaba temblando del miedo todo el tiempo que estuvimos dentro de la casa embrujada.
The jelly quivered as I put the plate on the table.La gelatina tembló cuando puse el plato en la mesa.
b. estremecerse
The dog quivered with pleasure when I stroked it.El perro se estremeció de gusto cuando lo acaricié.
c. agitarse
The leaves were quivering slightly in the breeze.La brisa hacía que las hojas se agitaran ligeramente.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (trembling)
a. el temblor
(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 noticed her shining eyes and the quiver of her lips as she was told the bad news.Noté sus ojos brillosos y el temblor de los labios cuando le dieron la mala noticia.
b. el estremecimiento
(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)
A quiver of pleasure ran through his body as he slipped between the cool sheets.Un estremecimiento de placer le recorrió el cuerpo al deslizarse entre las sábanas frescas.
3. (container for arrows)
a. la aljaba
(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 warrior carried his arrows in a leather quiver decorated with beads.El guerrero llevaba sus flechas en una aljaba de cuero adornada con abalorios.
b. el carcaj
(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)
The archer took an arrow out of his quiver and placed it on his bow.El arquero sacó una flecha de su carcaj y la colocó en el arco.
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quiver
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (tremble)
a. el estremecimiento
(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)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (tremble)
a. estremecerse
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quiver [ˈkwɪvəʳ]
noun
(trembling) estremecimiento (m)
intransitive verb
[+person,] temblar; estremecerse;with de; [+voice, eyelids] temblar;
quiver [ˈkwɪvəʳ]
noun
[of arrows] carcaj (m); aljaba (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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