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Spanish Word of the Day: Ronronear

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Voces onomatopéyicas

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/5/2013
Word: Ronronear
ron-ro-ne-AR (Verbo intransitivo)
English: To purr
Etymology: Voz onomat.
Meaning: 1. intr. Dicho del gato: Producir una especie de ronquido, en demostración de contento.
Topic:Voces onomatopéyicas

Lo oyó ronronear como un gato mimoso, retorciéndose bajo su cuerpo.Elogio de la madrastra. Vargas Llosa, Mario