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Storm in Spanish 🇪🇸

in English in Spanish S
storm tormenta
How to say “storm” in Spanish? “Tormenta”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “tormenta” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on storm in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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normal speech: REE-yoh
IPA: ˈrio

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Other meanings

“Tormenta” can also mean “uproar” or “commotion” in a figurative sense.

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Do not confuse with

“Tormeta” which is a common misspelling of “tormenta”.

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Variations by Country

In Latin America, the word “tempestad” is usually used to refer to a storm.

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The word “tormenta” sounds similar to the English word “tornado”, which can be associated with a strong and destructive storm.

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“Echar leña al fuego” (to add fuel to the fire) can be used to describe making a difficult situation worse, similar to the English expression.

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Refers to a storm or tempest, often used to describe a strong wind or rainstorm and sometimes used to decribe heavy rain.

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From the Latin “tonare” meaning “to thunder”.

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tormenta info.

Tips to remember the word ‘tormenta’:
– Associate the word with ‘torment’, as a storm can cause torment or distress.
– ‘Tormenta’ contains the word ‘mental’, hinting at the chaotic mental state a storm may induce.
– Think of the English word ‘tempest’, which is a synonym for storm and sounds similar to ‘tormenta’.

– ‘Tormenta’ means ‘storm’ in Spanish. It refers to any disturbed state of the atmosphere, especially affecting the earth’s surface, and strongly implying severe weather.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– ‘Chubasco’ – Indicates a violent squall with heavy rain, usually at sea or in coastal areas.
– ‘Temporal’ – Often used to describe a storm related to specific seasons, particularly at sea.
– ‘Borrasca’ – Refers to a weather system with lower pressure and is often associated with cloudy and rainy weather which can lead to a storm.

Alternate meanings like slang:
– ‘Tormenta’ can metaphorically describe a tumultuous or disruptive situation, like a ‘storm of emotions’.
– In some contexts, ‘armar una tormenta’ means to make a fuss about something.

Examples of sentences that use it:
– “La tormenta del verano oscureció el cielo repentinamente.”
– “Se ha emitido una alerta de tormenta tropical para la costa.”
– “Durante la tormenta, los relámpagos iluminaban toda la habitación.”
– “La discusión entre ellos se convirtió en una tormenta de gritos y acusaciones.”
– “Nos refugiamos en la cabaña para esperar que pasara la tormenta.”

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