Translation of suckle in Spanish:


amamantar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈsək(ə)l//ˈsʌk(ə)l/

transitive verb

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    darle de mamar a
    • They suckle their calves for eighteen months, carry them on their backs when they are tired and gently guide them along with their flippers.
    • Above, looking down from the top stories of the houses, you could see the outlines of large veiled women with kohl-darkened eyes staring down over latticed balustrades, disappearing occasionally to slap a toddler or suckle an infant.
    • Hunting is also seasonal and does not take place when a vixen is suckling her cubs.
    • The unusual sculpture, made entirely from smashed up bathroom furniture, was of a pig suckling two children.
    • Milk production of the breed is, however, still more than sufficient to suckle the calf, and several farmers still milk their cows and process milk into typical cheeses.
    • But virtually all begging street urchins, maimed men, mothers suckling infants and other ragged destitutes are Tibetan, not Chinese.
    • There are ewers like eagles and cockerels, incense-burners like lynxes and a water-pourer in the form of an unfortunate humped cow (properly a zebu) which suckles its calf while a lion bites its hump.
    • Then one watches the gentle firmness with which a herdsman will get a reluctant goat to suckle a kid and realizes how precious these animals are to the Rabari.
    • But suckling a pig in imitation of the Virgin Mary, as she did for one album's inside sleeve, is eccentric in anyone's book.
    • The impudent fellow has also angered his wife who sits nearby suckling their child.
    • After undergoing a pseudopregnancy, my neighbors' Jack Russell terrier chased away the family's cat and adopted and suckled her kittens.
    • She is, after all, the woman who was once photographed for an album cover suckling a pig.
    • This is normally repeated when she is suckling her puppies so any re-infestation is prevented.
    • Informal wet-nursing ranges from the occasional nursing of another woman's child to a private arrangement to suckle a baby whose mother is ailing or who has died.
    • On his way down, he paused at each lit window, watching a boy shooting computer monsters, a bulky man cutting a slice of pie, and a mother suckling her child.
    • In doing so, the artist chose to make explicit the sensual undertones which cannot be separated from any image of a beautiful young woman suckling her child.
    • Two Madonna-and-childs, reversed out in a stark negative: the bounteous white woman, bereft of her own baby, suckling the child of a dying African.
    • Any child suckled by this fairy would grow to be huge and strong, say the Bulgarians and say the Irish, said our informant.
    • While the spring calving cow that is still suckling the calf on declining grass is the most susceptible, autumn calving cows also need protection in the form of a magnesium supplement.
    • Crying, she suckled the baby and announced her name.

intransitive verb

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