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lament / elegía
lament   [ləˈment]
A. -noun
(=poem)   elegía (f),   endecha (f)   (for   por)
(=song)   canciónoun (f) elegíaca,   endecha (f)
(=grief)   lamento (m)
B. -transitive verb
[+absence, lack, loss]   llorar,   lamentar
·she was lamenting her misfortune
·se lamentaba de su infortunio
·to lament somebody
·llorar la muerte de somebody, someone,   llorar a somebody, someone
·it is much to be lamented that ...
es de lamentar que ... + subjunctive
C. -intransitive verb
·to lament over something
[+passing, loss]   llorar algo,   lamentarse de algo
·to lament for somebody
·llorar a somebody, someone
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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