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Pronunciation: /ˈsʌmərsɔːlt; ˈsʌməsɒlt/

Translation of somersault in Spanish:


intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • (on ground) hacer* volteretas, dar* vueltas (de) carnero (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) ; (from height) dar* un (salto) mortal she somersaulted across the room cruzó la habitación haciendo volteretas the car somersaulted over the edge of the cliff el coche se despeñó por el acantilado dando vueltas en el aire

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