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American English: /ˈsəmərˌsɔlt/
British English: /ˈsʌməsɒlt/
, /ˈsʌməsɔːlt/

Translation of somersault in Spanish:


intransitive verb

  • (on ground)
    hacer volteretas
    dar vueltas (de) carnero (Southern Cone)
    (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
    Example sentences
    • But that did not keep her from somersaulting to the top in the Soviet world of gymnastics.
    • Yet the product that emerged, as the Russians soared and twisted and somersaulted, was one of grace and elegance and hard-to-imagine body control.
    • Eye-witnesses reported seeing the car somersaulting.
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