Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Llanto


Today's WOTD is: "llanto" = crying

In Spanish, the noun "llanto" is a masculine noun of Latin origin which means crying.

A related Spanish action word/ verb is “llorar”, the meaning of which is to cry.

Some commonly used expressions containing the words "llanto" or “llorar” are:
  • Anegarse en llanto (to weep floods/ sob inconsolably);
  • Dejarse de llantos (to stop crying);
  • Llorar a lágrima viva (to weep floods/ sob inconsolably);


Some examples of the use of the word "llanto" or “llorar” are:
  • Ana se anegó en llanto (Ana wept floods);
  • Ana lloró a lágrima viva (Ana wept floods);
  • Venga, déjate de llantos (come on, stop crying);

Love-Spanish.com loves the word "llanto" in the YouTube clip: Amor se escribe con llanto-Amor y llanto

For more on the word "llanto", visit: Wordreference.com/es/en/ Llanto

*NB 'Click' on the speaker icon next to the word “llanto” in the link to hear the word pronounced.

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