Translation of Viking in Spanish:

Viking

Pronunciation: /ˈvaɪkɪŋ/

noun/nombre

  • vikingo, (masculine, feminine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [helmet/longship/burial] vikingo
    More example sentences
    • We should not forget that the Vikings continued to raid north-west Wales well into the 1130s.
    • So who were the Vikings raiding around the Welsh coast, the Welsh or themselves?
    • In the 8th century the Vikings began one of the most remarkable periods of expansion in history.

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