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Spanish Word of the Day: Silbar

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Silbar

Léxico relacionado con los ruidos II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/29/2001
Word: Silbar
(sil-BAR), verbo.
English: to whistle, to blow
Etymology: Del latín sibilare.
Meaning: 1. Agitar el aire una cosa produciendo un sonido como de silbo.
2. Dar o producir silbos o silbidos.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los ruidos II
Example:

"...y los chopos ya amarillentos que bordeaban de trecho en trecho el camino silbaban al pasar velozmente al pasar por el recuadro de la ventanilla."
José María Vaz de Soto: El infierno y la brisa, p. 27, Ed. Argos Vergara.

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