Translation of fledgling in Spanish:

fledgling

Pronunciation: /ˈfledʒlɪŋ/
fledgeling

n

  • 1.1 (bird) polluelo (m), volantón (m) [lenguaje técnico/technical language]
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    • Only female hummingbirds are involved in parental care; they must incubate eggs, brood young hatchlings, and feed the chicks as nestlings and fledglings.
    • Scores of rare adult birds, fledglings and unhatched chicks are feared to have died when fire - which is being treated as suspicious - swept through reedbeds yesterday.
    • In monogamous species, both the male and female build the nest, incubate eggs, brood young and feed nestlings and fledglings.
    1.2 (person) novato, -ta (m,f) (before n) fledgling poet novel poeta (m) the fledgling republic la joven república a fledgling democracy una democracia en ciernes
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    • We'll hear from both sides and review the changes ahead for this fledgling democracy.
    • Asia's fledgling democracies should not despair just because things are messy at the moment.
    • You are the leader of the opposition in this emerging, fledgling democracy.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.