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British English: /ˈsʌməsɒlt/
, /ˈsʌməsɔːlt/
American English: /ˈsəmərˌsɔlt/

Translation of somersault in French:


  • 2 (of vehicle) to do ou turn a somersault
    faire un tonneau

intransitive verb

  • (gymnast)
    faire une roulade
    faire un saut périlleux
    faire un tonneau
    the car somersaulted into the ravine
    la voiture a fait des tonneaux jusqu'au fond du ravin

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