Translation of canoe in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /kəˈnuː/


  • canoa (feminine), piragua (feminine) to paddle one's own canoe arreglárselas solo, rascarse* con sus ( or mis etc) propias uñas (Chile) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-noes, -noeing, -noed)

  • ir* en canoa or piragua they canoed down the river fueron río abajo en canoa

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