murmur

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murmur(
muhr
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muhr
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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. (soft speech)
a. el murmullo
(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)
He answered in a nearly inaudible murmur.Respondió en un murmullo apenas inaudible.
b. el susurro
(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)
"Kiss me," she said in a murmur."Bésame", dijo ella en un susurro.
2. (soft sound)
a. el murmullo
(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 quiet murmur of water lapping against the ship's hull lulled me to sleep.El suave murmullo del agua chapoteando contra el casco del barco me adormeció.
b. el susurro
(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)
As the conversation waned, the murmur of leaves surrounded us.A medida que la conversación se desvanecía, nos encontramos envueltos en el susurro de las hojas.
c. el rumor
(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 constant murmur of distant traffic could be heard in the distance.En la distancia, se escuchaba el rumor constante del tráfico.
3. (medicine)
a. el soplo
(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)
(heart)
My son was diagnosed with a heart murmur when he was a baby.A mi hijo le diagnosticaron un soplo en el corazón siendo un bebé.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
4. (to say quietly)
a. murmurar
"Scott," murmured Adela, "tell me the truth, please.""Scott", murmuró Adela, "dime la verdad, por favor".
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to speak softly)
a. murmurar
He murmured as he kissed her neck.Murmuraba mientras la besaba en el cuello.
6. (to make soft sounds)
a. murmurar
The stream murmured over rocks on its way to the sea.El arroyo murmuraba a su paso por las rocas, camino del mar.
b. susurrar (wind)
The wind that murmured through the firs greeted me in the mountains.El viento que susurraba entre los abetos me dio la bienvenida en la montaña.
7. (to complain)
a. quejarse
The people started murmuring against God and his servant Moses.El pueblo comenzó a quejarse de Dios y de su siervo Moisés.
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murmur
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 murmullo
(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)
to do something without a murmurhacer algo sin rechistar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. murmurar
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murmur [ˈmɜːməʳ]
noun
(soft speech) murmullo (m); [of water, leaves] murmullo (m); susurro (m); [of distant traffic] rumor (m)
there were murmurs of disagreement hubo un murmullo de desaprobación; without a murmur sin una queja
intransitive verb
[+person] murmurar; [+water] murmurar; susurrar
to murmur about sth (complain) quejarse de algo; murmurar de algo
transitive verb
murmurar; decir en voz baja
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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