sorrow

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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. (grief)
a. la pena
(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)
Knowing that my best friend was moving to New York in the end was a great sorrow for me.Saber que al final mi mejor amiga se mudaba a Nueva York me causó mucha pena.
b. el pesar
(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)
We felt great sorrow when our dog died last month.Sentimos un gran pesar cuando nuestro perro murió el mes pasado.
c. el dolor
(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)
Mike's sorrow was unbearable after losing his parents in an accident.El dolor de Mike era insoportable tras perder a sus padres en un accidente.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to grieve)
a. afligirse
Louise sorrowed at the sight of her grandparents' old house in the countryside.Louise se afligió al ver la vieja casa de sus abuelos en el campo.
b. llorar la muerte de
The miners sorrowed over their colleagues' death when they got the news.Los mineros lloraron la muerte de sus colegas cuando supieron la noticia.
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sorrow
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. la pesar m, pena
(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)
to my great sorrowcon gran pesar mío
sorrow [ˈsɒrəʊ]
noun
(grieving) pena (f); pesar (m); dolor (m)
to my sorrow con or para gran pesar mío; her sorrow at the death of her son su pena por la muerte de su hijo; more in sorrow than in anger con más pesar que enojo; this was a great sorrow to me esto me causó mucha pena
to drown one's sorrows ahogar las penas (en alcohol)
intransitive verb
apenarse; afligirse;at, for, over de;
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