wheezing
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wheezing(
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zihng
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (difficulty breathing)
a. la sibilancia
(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).
A word or phrase that is only used by experts, professionals, or academics in a particular field (e.g. exposition).
(technical)
The patient was exhibiting wheezing and shortness of breath.El paciente presentaba sibilancia y disnea.
b. los silbidos al respirar
(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).
Because of his bronchitis, Benny suffered from a great deal of wheezing.Debido a su bronquitis, Benny tenía muchos silbidos al respirar.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (raspy)
a. ruidoso
Leonte's wheezing breath made his doctor think that he had a respiratory infection.La respiración ruidosa de Leonte le hizo pensar al doctor que tenía una infección respiratoria.
3. (hissing)
a. sibilante
My friend pronounces the letter s with a very wheezing sound.Mi amiga pronuncia las eses con un sonido muy sibilante.
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wheezing [ˈwiːzɪŋ]
wheezy [ˈwiːzɪ]
adjective
[+breath] ruidoso; difícil; [+pronunciation] sibilante;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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