In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1charlarchacharear informalparlotear informalcotorrear informalshe was chattering on / away — estaba chachareando / parloteando informal
- There were a couple of students outside, playing a quick game, or chattering before school started, and she couched down, and watched them.
- Water falls were alive with the crashing of water on rock, rivers trickled, birds sang, people chattered, lava boiled and fires crackled.
- The door into the lobby opened again, the sound of voices chattering excitedly.
2(monkeys) parlotear(birds) cotorrear
- The squirrel began to squeak and chatter at the forest entity.
- The monkey chattered fearfully and quickly jumped back into the midst of the tree leaves.
- He was awoken early next morning by the birds that began to sing and chatter in the forest.
- A hummingbird buzzed past our heads, and above, in a magnolia tree, the hill's resident flock of wild parrots clucked and chattered.
- Birds sang amidst their leaves, while squirrels chattered to one another.
- In a cage across the room, I noticed canaries that chattered incessantly to each other and seemed to sing at my presence in protest of my invading their territory.
- Birds twittered merrily as they fluttered by and squirrels chattered as they raced up and down the limbs gathering nuts.
- They chattered in happy, squeaking voices, beating their tiny wings rapidly as they somersaulted in mid-air.
- Around her, birds chattered happily to each other, and the early morning sounds of traffic could be faintly heard in the distance.
- In the marshland may the fish and birds chatter.
- Flocks of parrots chattered at sunset from tangles of mangrove.
- What does it mean when a squirrel chatters at me?
- The squirrels themselves chatter to each other as they rustle through the limbs of the tree, making the leaves of the tree scratch against the window.
- Some of the animals chattered a moment and then went on their way, while others stayed to scamper or fly around the two friends.
- The train clinked and chattered all night long.
- General Anderson's machine gun chattered as it shot down two more bad guys.
- On start-up and idle, the engine chatters quite a bit but this soon soothens down on running.
- As a pet, I can recommend an African Grey parrot, as long as you like your pet bird to chatter away to you all day.
- The monkeys cringed and chattered uncomfortably.
- The pump chattered for a few moments, then settled down to a deeper, steady throbbing.
3(machine guns/typewriters) tabletear(sewing machine) traquetearhis teeth are chattering — le castañetean los dientes
1(idle talk)cháchara feminine informalparloteo masculine informal
2masculine parloteomasculine cotorreo
3(of machine guns, typewriters)tableteo masculine
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