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American English: /ˈspɑrk(ə)l/
British English: /ˈspɑːk(ə)l/

Translation of sparkle in Spanish:

intransitive verb

  • 1.1 (shine)
    their eyes sparkled with happiness
    los ojos les brillaban de alegría
    Example sentences
    • Her golden hair glistened in the sun, her light blue eyes sparkling brightly.
    • Her light skin sparkled and shined from the sun tan lotion she was wearing.
    • His dark blue eyes sparkled when the light hit them and his hair was damp and stuck to his face.
    1.2 (be lively)
    estar muy animado
    ser chispeante


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