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Spanish Word of the Day: Gañido

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Sonidos animales I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 3/17/2013
Word: Gañido
(ga-ÑI-do) Sustantivo masculino
English: Yelp
Etymology: Del latín gannitus
Meaning: 1. Aullido del perro cuando lo maltratan 2. Quejido de otros animales
Topic:Sonidos animales I

"Divagan ajenos al tropel de polizontes, al viva del pelón, al gañido del perro, y al comentario apesadumbrado del fantoche que los explota" (Ramón Mª del Valle-Inclán, Luces de bohemia)