Translation of warble in Spanish:

warble

Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːrbəl; ˈwɔːbəl/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [bird] trinar, gorjear; [person] hacer* gorgoritos
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    • Across the river birds warble in the bush - wood pigeons, tui and native parrots flit among the nikau palms and kahikatea.
    • There were popping sounds, birds warbling, half-stifled cries - of rigmarole of street sounds that just totally entranced me.
    • As the weather heats up this summer, frog song may be as easy to hear as bird warbling.
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    • She slowly let go of his hand and walked behind the makeshift stage, where a woman was warbling out a country song.
    • In the Outer Hebrides they still sing a very ancient kind of unaccompanied plainchant - first the minister starts warbling, then the congregation joins in, ululating and carolling, nasally.
    • Willie Nelson is warbling through the stereo and the sun is slipping fast into the Texas Hill Country.

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Spain had three civil wars known as the guerras carlistas (1833-39, 1860, 1872-76). When Fernando VII died in 1833, he was succeeded not by his brother the Infante Don Carlos de Borbón, but by his daughter Isabel, under the regency of her mother María Cristina. This provoked a mainly northern-Spanish revolt, with local guerrillas pitted against the forces of the central government. The Carlist Wars were also a confrontation between conservative rural Catholic Spain, especially the Basque provinces and Aragón, led by the carlistas, and the progressive liberal urban middle classes allied with the army. Carlos died in 1855, but the carlistas, representing political and religious traditionalism, supported his descendants' claims until reconciliation in 1977 with King Juan Carlos.