thunder

thunder(
thuhn
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duhr
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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. (weather)
a. los truenos
(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 thunder woke us up at three in the morning.Nos despertaron los truenos a las tres de la mañana.
Thunder often scares puppies.A los cachorros les suelen asustar los truenos.
2. (very loud sound)
a. el estruendo
(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)
They charged with the thunder of a thousand cannon shots.Cargaron con el estruendo de mil cañonazos.
An impersonal verb is a verb with no apparent subject (e.g. Llueve en España.).
impersonal verb
3. (weather)
a. tronar
It was thundering all afternoon.Tronó toda la tarde.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to make a loud noise)
a. retumbar
The children's excited screams thundered through the halls.Los gritos entusiasmados de los niños retumbaron por los pasillos.
b. tronar
You could hear the tanks thundering down the street.Se oían los tanques tronando por la calle.
c. vociferar
The warrior's battlecry thundered over the plain.El grito de batalla del guerrero vociferó sobre la llanura.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to shout)
a. bramar
My boss is always thundering orders out.Mi jefe siempre está bramando órdenes.
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thunder
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el truenos
(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)
with a face like thundercon el rostro encendido por la ira
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (during storm)
a. tronar
3. (guns, waves)
a. retumbar
to thunder alongpasar con estrépito
4. (speaker)
a. tronar, vociferar
thunder [ˈθʌndəʳ]
noun
(Metal) truenos (m); [of traffic, applause] estruendo (m); [of hooves] estampido (m)
a clap of thunder un trueno; there is thunder in the air amenaza tronar; with a face like or as black as thunder con cara de furia; con cara de pocos amigos
to steal sb's thunder robar el éxito a algn
intransitive verb
(Metal) tronar; [+waterfall, waves] bramar
the guns thundered in the distance los cañones tronaban a lo lejos; the train thundered by el tren pasó con gran estruendo; to thunder at sb (shout) gritar muy fuerte a algn
transitive verb
to thunder out an order dar una orden a gritos; "yes!", he thundered —¡sí! —rugió
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