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Pronunciation: [spˈaɹə͡ʊ] (IPA)

Sparrows are one of the most common birds around the world. They are known by different names in different regions. Some synonyms for "sparrow" include "chirper," "pipit," "finch," "towhee," "grain bird," and "bunting." Many people also refer to sparrows as "little brown birds" or "LBBs." In India and the Indian subcontinent, the sparrow is known as "gauraiya" or "chiraiya." In China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong, sparrows are often called "maque" or "xiaque." In Japan, sparrows are referred to as "suzume." Despite the various names, sparrows are beloved for their cheerful chirping and their ability to adapt to different environments.

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  • Independent

    • Proper noun, singular
      bruant.
  • Other Related

    • Proper noun, singular
      mccown.
    • Noun, singular or mass
      bird.

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Usage examples for Sparrow

The local guides never fail to take all travellers who visit the Muscovite city to sparrow Hill, where it is quite the thing to drink a tumbler of steaming hot Russian tea, with the universal slice of lemon floating thereon.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia"
Maturin M. Ballou
He was so gentle that any sparrow would trust him implicitly and so terrific that an army would most certainly fly from before him.
"Fortitude"
Hugh Walpole
There was a dead silence, only broken by the dull noise of the wheels of the ponycarriage rasping the gravel drive; there was the chirp of a sparrow too on the mossy roof-tiles, and then a fowl in the stable-yard clapped its wings loudly and uttered a triumphant crow, as, with old-fashioned chivalrous politeness, the Reverend Arthur took off his soft felt hat and offered his arm.
"One Maid's Mischief"
George Manville Fenn

Famous quotes with Sparrow

  • The moment a little boy is concerned with which is a jay and which is a sparrow, he can no longer see the birds or hear them sing.
    Eric Berne
  • Tell me not of joy: there's none Now my little sparrow's gone; He, just as you, Would toy and woo, He would chirp and flatter me, He would hang the wing awhile, Till at length he saw me smile, Lord! how sullen he would be!
    William Cartwright
  • The sparrow that is twittering on the edge of my balcony is calling up to me this moment a world of memories that reach over half my lifetime, and a world of hope that stretches farther than any flight of sparrows.
    Donald G. Mitchell
  • I am certain that the Lord, who notes the fall of a sparrow, looks with compassion upon those who have been called upon to part, even temporarily, from their precious children.
    Thomas S. Monson
  • Happy is the person who not only sings, but feels God's eye is on the sparrow, and knows He watches over me. To be simply ensconced in God is true joy.
    Alfred A. Montapert

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