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swaying
-el vaivén
See the entry forswaying.
swaying
Present participleconjugation ofsway.

swaying

swaying
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (rocking motion)
a. el vaivén
(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 could hear the the swaying of the branches of the tree above me.Podía oír el vaivén de las ramas del árbol arriba.
b. el balanceo
(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 swaying of the boat lulled me to sleep.El balanceo del barco hacía que me durmiera poco a poco.
c. la oscilación
(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)
Tatiana was hypnotized by the swaying of the priest's incense burner.La oscilación del incensario del sacerdote hipnotizaba a la niña.
d. el contoneo
(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)
Roberto was mesmerized by the smooth swaying of Juana's hips.Roberto quedó embrujado por el suave contoneo de las caderas de Juana.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
2. (moving back and forth)
a. oscilante
I could hear the sound of the swaying wind chimes on porch.Podía oír sonar las oscilantes campanillas de viento en el porche.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
The audience admired the swaying dancers.El público admiraba cómo se balanceaban los bailarines.
Valentina was snoozing in the gently swaying hammock.Valentina dormitaba en la hamaca que se mecía suavemente.
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