There are 2 translations of flap in Spanish:

flap1

Pronunciation: /flæp/

n

  • 2 (motion) aletazo (m) the eagle flew off with a flap of its wings el águila echó a volar con un batir de alas, el águila echó a volar dando un aletazo the flap of the sails in the wind el batir or el golpeteo de las velas con el viento
  • 3 (commotion, agitation) [colloquial/familiar] to be in/get into a flap estar*/ponerse* como loco [familiar/colloquial] there's a big flap (on) at the office se ha armado tremendo lío en la oficina [familiar/colloquial]
  • 4 [Ling] flap (m) (el sonido como el de la r española en "pera")

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The name of the autonomous governments of Catalonia and Valencia is generalitat. A great deal of power has now been transferred to them from central government. The medieval term generalitat was revived in 1932, when Catalonia voted for its own devolved government. After the Civil War, it was abolished by Franco but was restored in 1978, with the establishment of comunidades autónomascomunidad autónoma. The Valencian Generalitat is keen to preserve the traditions of the region from Catalan influence.

There are 2 translations of flap in Spanish:

flap2

(-pp-)

vi

  • 1 [sail/curtain] agitarse , sacudirse ; [flag] ondear , agitarse ; [door/window/shutter] dar* golpes, golpearse (AmL) the bird flapped off el pájaro echó a volar batiendo las alas her ears were flapping (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] tenía las antenas conectadas or (AmL tb) paradas [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 (panic) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], agitarse , ponerse* como loco [familiar/colloquial] don't flap! ¡tranquila, mujer!

vt

  • 2 [Ling] a flapped r una r simple (como la de la r española en "pera")

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The name of the autonomous governments of Catalonia and Valencia is generalitat. A great deal of power has now been transferred to them from central government. The medieval term generalitat was revived in 1932, when Catalonia voted for its own devolved government. After the Civil War, it was abolished by Franco but was restored in 1978, with the establishment of comunidades autónomascomunidad autónoma. The Valencian Generalitat is keen to preserve the traditions of the region from Catalan influence.