English to Afrikaans Meaning :: sparrow

Sparrow :
mossie
- mossiemossies
 

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Noun(1) any of several small dull-colored singing birds feeding on seeds or insects(2) small brownish European songbird

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(1) Everything from the modest sparrow to the extravagant scarlet macaw came to perch and settle around her.(2) An injured sparrow or a bird dressed for a dining table distresses her as much as war among nations and nuclear experiments do.(3) It was a light gray and it had a large black beak, more like a hawk's than a sparrow 's.(4) I saw one bird, a tiny sparrow darting through the gnarled pine limbs.(5) With a beat of her tiny brown wings, the sparrow was on her way.(6) Some landscapes these days have been reduced to nothing but dandelions and fire ants, knapweed and thistle, where the only remaining wildlife are sparrows , squirrels, and starlings.(7) Stop sparrows and finches from shredding crocus blossoms by placing foil pinwheels - the kind sold for children's Easter baskets - every few feet among the flowers.(8) There is nothing to see except blackbirds and sparrows ; nothing to hear except the noise of butterflies' wings.(9) Most folks start with a feeder or two and quickly find themselves engrossed with the resident sparrows , finches, and woodpeckers that eagerly accept the offerings.(10) All wild birds (except pigeons, English sparrows and starlings) are protected by federal and state laws, so it's illegal to trap, kill or poison them.(11) Growing up, I was fascinated by birds and my mother encouraged this by letting me feed sparrows on the fire-escape outside our window.(12) He fed sparrows and grosbeaks on a seed tray mounted on a pole to be visible from his windows.(13) Smaller birds such as pigeons, thrushes, jackdaws, robins and sparrows would also have been seen on a regular basis.(14) The branches serve as a handy perch for the sparrows and mourning doves that frequent my city bird feeder.(15) While we don't have tall trees, our neighbors do, and the firs and oaks that surround our property drop acorns and provide homes for jays, woodpeckers, robins and sparrows .(16) Game birds, mockingbirds, robins, and sparrows enjoy the juicy, sticky red fruits.
Related Words
(1) sparrow-hawk ::
mossie-smous
Synonyms
Noun
1. dunnock ::
dunnock
2. hedge sparrow ::
heining mossie
Different Forms
sparrow, sparrows
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