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Ronroneo

Léxico relacionado con los ruidos I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/21/2001
Word: Ronroneo
(ron-ro-NE-o), sustantivo femenino.
English: purr
Etymology: Onomatopeya
Meaning: Acción de ronronear: emitir el gato cierto sonido ronco continuo en señal de satisfacción.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los ruidos I
Example:

"Se oía un sordo e intermitente ronroneo, como el arrullo de un palomo."
José Manuel Caballero Bonald, Dos días de septiembre.. P.30, Ed. Argos Vergara.

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