Translation of "wonder" - English-Spanish dictionary

wonder

verb uk /ˈwʌn·dər/

B1 to want to know something or to try to understand the reason for something

preguntarse
I wonder what he’s making for dinner.
I/we wonder if…

B1 used to politely ask someone for something or to suggest something

a ver si…, a lo mejor…
I wonder if you could help me?
noun uk /ˈwʌn·dər/

[ no plural ] surprise and admiration

admiración, asombro
The boys gazed in wonder at the shiny, red Ferrari.
no wonder

used to say that you are not surprised about something

no es de extrañar que
No wonder she failed the test if she didn’t do any work.
it’s a wonder (that)…

used to say that you are surprised about something

es un milagro que…
It’s a wonder he’s still alive.

(Translation of “wonder” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

wonder

noun /ˈwandə/

the state of mind produced by something unexpected or extraordinary

admiración, asombro
He was full of wonder at the amazing sight.

something strange, unexpected or extraordinary

maravilla, milagro
the Seven Wonders of the World
You work late so often that it’s a wonder you don’t take a bed to the office!

the quality of being strange or unexpected

maravilla
The wonder of the discovery is that it was only made ten years ago.
wonderful adjective

arousing wonder; extraordinary, especially in excellence

maravilloso
a wonderful opportunity
a wonderful present
She’s a wonderful person.
wonderfully adverb

maravillosamente
Everything worked out wonderfully in the end.
wonderingly adverb

with great curiosity and amazement

con admiración
The children gazed wonderingly at the puppets.
wonderland /-lӕnd/ noun

a land or place full of wonderful things.

país de la maravilla
wondrous /ˈwandrəs/ adjective

(literary) wonderful

maravilloso
The world can be wondrous in its complexity.
no wonder

it isn’t surprising

no es de extrañar
No wonder you couldn’t open the door – it was locked!

(Translation of “wonder” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)