¿Sabías que...?: ¿Es necesario poner la diéresis (umlaut) sobre la u en cig?eña o ping?ino? Sí, porque señala que la u debe pronunciarse.
hum / zumbido
hum   [hʌm]
A. -noun   (generally)   (electricity)   zumbido (m)
a. [of voices]   murmullo (m)
B. -transitive verb
[+tune]   canturrear,   tararear
C. -intransitive verb
1. [insect, wire]   zumbar
[person]   canturrear,   tararear una canciónoun
2. (figurative)   *
(=be busy)   bullir,   hervir
·the market place was humming
·el mercado era un hervidero (de actividad),   el mercado bullía or hervía de actividad
·to make things humorous
hacer que la cosa marche *
·to humorous with activity
·bullir de actividad
3. *
(=smell)   oler mal
4. ·to humorous and haw
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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