There are 2 translations of sentir in English:

sentir1

vt

  • 1 1.1 [frío/calor/hambre/sed] to feel empecé a sentir hambre/frío a eso de medianoche I started to feel hungry/cold around midnight apenas sentí el pinchazo I hardly felt the prick of the needle sentí un dolor en el costado/un tirón en la pierna I felt a pain in my side/a tug at my leg 1.2 [emoción] to feel es incapaz de sentir compasión por nadie he's incapable of feeling compassion for anyone sentimos una gran alegría cuando nos enteramos we were overjoyed when we found out nunca me hicieron sentir que estaba incomodando they never made me feel I was in the way lo hizo para que él sintiera celos she did it to make him feel jealous realmente sienten la música they play the music with great feeling 1.3 (presentir) sentí que nos iba a pasar algo I had a feeling something was going to happen to us 1.4 (experimentar consecuencias) los efectos de la crisis se dejarán sentir durante décadas the effects of the crisis will be felt for decades el descontento se hizo sentir pronto their discontent soon made itself felt nuestro departamento no ha sentido el cambio de director our department hasn't been affected by the change of director
  • 3 (lamentar) sentí mucho la muerte de tu padre I was very sorry to hear of your father's death su muerte fue muy sentida his death was deeply mourned lo siento mucho I'm really sorry lo siento en el alma I'm terribly sorry, I'm so sorry no sabes cómo or cuánto lo siento I can't tell you how sorry I am sentí mucho no poder ayudarla I was very sorry not to be able to help her el director siente no poder recibirlo the director regrets that he is unable to see you [formal] siento que te tengas que ir tan pronto I'm sorry you have to go so soon

sentirse v pron

  • 1 (+ complemento/+ complement) to feel ¿te sientes bien? are you feeling o/or do you feel all right? me siento mal I don't feel well, I'm not feeling well me siento enfermo/peor I feel ill/worse como se sentía mejor se levantó she felt o/or was feeling better so she got up se sintió desfallecer she felt as if she were about to faint no tiene por qué sentirse ofendida/culpable she has no reason to feel hurt/guilty nos sentimos totalmente identificados con el personaje we can identify completely with the character me sentía vigilada I felt as if I was being watched
  • 2 (Chile, México/Chile, Mexico) (ofenderse) to be offended o/or hurt sentirse con algn to be offended o/or upset with sb

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There are 2 translations of sentir in English:

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Cultural fact of the day

The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.