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Spanish Word of the Day: Tintineo

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Tintineo

Léxico relacionado con los ruidos II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 8/31/2001
Word: Tintineo
(tin-ti-NE-o), sustantivo masculino
English: tinkle
Etymology: Onomatopeya.
Meaning: Palabra onomatopéyica con la que se designa, imita o describe el sonido de una campanilla o el semenjante de otras cosas.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con los ruidos II
Example:

"Lo guiaba una mujer ya metida en años, de carnes fofas y movedizas, que andaba al compás de un trémulo tintineo de llaves."
José Manuel Caballero Bonald, Dos días de septiembre, p.29 Ed. Argos Vergara.

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