Translation of belly in Spanish:
noun plural bellies
- 1(of person) vientre (masculine)he's got a bit of a belly [colloquial]
barriga (feminine) [colloquial]
panza (feminine) [colloquial]
tripa (feminine) (Spain) [colloquial]
guata (feminine) (Andes) [colloquial]es un poco barrigón or panzón [colloquial]es un poco guatón (Andes) [colloquial]to do a belly flopdarse un planchazo or un panzazo [colloquial]darse un guatazo (Andes) [colloquial]Example sentences
- Now he puts the light sounds with something else remembered, with primrose, with laughter, and down through him a prickle runs and it seems to stop in his belly, below him.
- Our little girl was wriggling around trying to get comfy while the sonographer bounced the ultrasound stick on my belly to try and get her to shift to a good position so we could see all four chambers of her heart.
- He held his breath and swung his arms out, but a fist buried itself in his belly, emptying his lungs, and when he sucked in air, he knew he was in terrible trouble.
- Our bird had a brown belly, however, and I turned the page to Common Yellowthroat.
- But the wily Ulysses had tied his men under the bellies of the animals.
- The ventral or under side of the animal including the belly, is lighter in color than the dorsal or top side. They can have prominent hip stripes.
- 2 (of stringed instrument)Example sentences
- The lira type had a broad pear shape, with a wooden belly and usually three strings.
- On the cello the distance from the top nut to the top edge of the belly is 28 cm, from the edge of the belly to the bridge 40 - 42 cm.
- The bridge must be made of the proper grade of maple, properly cut with regard to the grain of the wood, and perfectly fitted to the belly of the cello.
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