Bells go ding dong (or bong)

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by Zaquito, Apr 24, 2011.

  1. Zaquito Member

    English
    How do you write the sound of a church bell in Spanish?
     
  2. Chris K Senior Member

    Tacoma WA, US
    English / US
    Here's one version:

    Fray Felipe, Fray Felipe,
    ¿Duermes tú, duermes tú?
    Tocan las campanas, tocan las campanas
    Tan, tan, tan, tan, tan, tan.

    (To the tune of "Frère Jacques")
     
  3. Lurrezko

    Lurrezko Senior Member

    Junto al mar
    Spanish (Spain) / Catalan
    Also talán:

    talán.
    (De or. onomat.).
    1. m. Sonido de la campana. U. m. repetido.

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    Saludos
     
  4. Zaquito Member

    English
    What about really big bells -- bonnng?
     
  5. St. Nick Senior Member

    English
    Repican las campanas ¡don, don, don!
     

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