squawk

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squawk(
skwak
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sound birds make)
a. el graznido
(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 heard some squawks coming from the direction of the pond.Oímos unos graznidos que provenían del estanque.
b. el chillido
(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 thought the squawks were coming from an injured child, but it turned out to be a mockingbird.Pensé que los chillidos los hacía un niño herido, pero resultó ser un sinsonte.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (to make the sound of a bird)
a. graznar
My parrot squawks every time someone rings the doorbell.Mi loro grazna cada vez que alguien toca el timbre.
b. chillar
Last night an owl squawked so loud in the backyard that it woke up the whole family.Anoche un búho chilló tan fuerte en el patio trasero que despertó a toda la familia.
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squawk
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of bird)
a. el graznido
(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. (bird)
a. graznar
3. (colloquial)
a. chillar (person, baby)
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squawk [skwɔːk]
noun
graznido (m); chillido (m)
intransitive verb
graznar; chillar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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