walking
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walking(
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kihng
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (that walks)
a. ambulante
Ask him the definition of any word; he's a walking dictionary.Pregúntale la definición de cualquier palabra; es un diccionario ambulante.
b. caminante
The church allows walking pilgrims to spend the night when the weather is bad.La iglesia permite a los peregrinos caminantes quedarse la noche cuando hace mal tiempo.
c. andante
He moves like a walking corpse.Se mueve como un cadáver andante.
2. (used to describe a path)
a. pedestre
The city is building a walking trail by the river.La ciudad está construyendo un sendero pedestre cerca del río.
3. (used to describe a tour)
a. a pie
We walked 10 km on that walking tour of London.Caminamos 10 km en ese recorrido a pie de Londres.
4. (suitable for walking)
a. para caminar
You're going to need good walking shoes today.Hoy van a necesitar buenos zapatos para caminar.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (act of walking)
a. andar
Walking in a construction site without safety equipment is dangerous.Andar en una zona de construcción sin equipo de seguridad es peligroso.
b. caminar
Walking regularly is good for cardiovascular health.Caminar regularmente es bueno para la salud cardiovascular.
c. pasear
The new mom loves walking around the neighborhood with her baby.A la nueva mamá le encanta pasear por el barrio con su bebé.
d. el senderismo
(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).
This forest has become a popular spot for walking.Este bosque se ha convertido en un un lugar popular para el senderismo.
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walking
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I like walkingme gusta caminar or
we do a lot of walkingcaminamos or
walking frameandador m
walking shoesbotas fpl
walking stickbastón m
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
at walking paceal paso, paseando
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
she's a walking encyclopediaes una enciclopedia ambulante or andante
the walking woundedlos heridos que aún pueden andar
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walking [ˈwɔːkɪŋ]
noun
(act) andar (m); caminar (m); (as pastime) excursionismo (m); (hill walking) senderismo (m); (Dep) marcha (f) (atlética)
walking is very good for you andar or caminar es muy sano; she found walking painful le resultaba doloroso andar; I did some walking in the Alps last summer el verano pasado hice senderismo por los Alpes
adjective
ambulante
he's a walking encyclopaedia es una enciclopedia ambulante; the walking wounded los heridos que pueden/podían ir a pie or andar
modifier
walking distance (n)
it's within walking distance se puede ir andando
walking frame (n) andador (m)
She marvelled at a little girl with a walking frame who managed a determined if shaky curtsey
walking holiday (n)
to go on a walking holiday
they went on a walking holiday to Wales fueron a Gales de vacaciones para caminar
I went on a walking holiday in the Pyrenees
a hotel which offers walking holidays un hotel que ofrece vacaciones con excursiones a pie
walking pace (n)
at a walking pace a paso de peatón; a paso normal; to slow to a walking pace aminorar la marcha a paso normal
walking papers (n) (US) pasaporte (informal) (m); aviso (m) de despido
walking race (n) carrera (f) pedestre
walking shoes (n) zapatos (m) para andar or caminar; especially (LAm)
walking stick (n) bastón (m)
walking tour (n) viaje (m) a pie; excursión (f) a pie
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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