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Spanish Word of the Day: Repiquetear

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Repiquetear

Léxico relacionado con los ruidos II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/1/2001
Word: Repiquetear
(re-pi-que-te-AR), verbo intransitivo.
English: to peal joyfully
Etymology:
Meaning: 1. Hacer ruido golpeando repetidamente sobre algo.
2. Repicar con mucha viveza las campanas u otro instrumento sonoro.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los ruidos II
Example:

"...la brisa que hace repiquetear la persiana contra la baranda del balcón y silva en los cables del tendido eléctrico."
Alfonso Grosso, Guarnición de silla, p. 20, Ed. Edhasa.

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