tañer

tañer(
tah
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nyehr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to play an instrument)
a. to strum (stringed instrument)
Los querubines del cuadro renacentista tañen el arpa en el cielo.The cherubs from the Renaissance painting are strumming the harp in heaven.
2. (to cause to sound)
a. to ring
Antiguamente, una persona se encargaba de tañer las campanas de la iglesia cada hora.In the past, a person was in charge of ringing the bells of the church every hour.
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tañer
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (instrumento)
a. to strum
2. (campana)
a. to ring
tañer
transitive verb
[+instrumento de cuerda] to play
instrumento que se tañe por medio de teclas y de una rueda que gira por medio de una manivela
[+campana] to ring;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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