feminine noun
1. (baby toy) 
a. rattle 
El bebé agitaba su sonaja y se reía asombrado por el sonido.The baby shook his rattle and laughed in amazement at its sound.
2. (small bell) 
a. jingle 
Las sonajas de la pandereta sonaban al compás de la música.The tambourine's jingles rang to the beat of the music.
3. (musical instrument) 
a. rattle 
Oía el sonido de los tambores y las sonajas en la distancia, y me entraron unas ganas locas de bailar.I could hear drums and rattles being played in the distance, and I felt a sudden urge to dance.
1 (campanilla) little bell
2 sonajas (para niño) rattle
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