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wrist

Pronunciation: /rɪst/

Translation of wrist in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Anatomy/Anatomía] muñeca (feminine) to slash one's wrists cortarse las venas to slap sb on the wrist, to slap sb's wrist darle* un tirón de orejas a algn (before noun/delante del nombre) wrist bone hueso (masculine) de la muñeca wrist rest reposamuñecas (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • For example, the nickel found in some jewellery may cause eczema on the ear lobes, wrists, and around the neck.
    • Boils occur most often on the face, head, neck, forearms and wrists in that order.
    • Maintain a slight bend in your elbows and keep your wrists aligned with your forearms.
    1.2 [Clothing/Indumentaria] puño (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Embroidery of colorful dragons chasing their tails encircles the cuffs of her wrists, hemline and neckline.
    • Dragons on the neckline, at the wrists and at the hemline of the gown stare boldly outward.
    • The sleeves were white and had an elastic cuff around her wrist causing it to take a bell shape somewhat.

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