Translation of wrist in Spanish:

wrist

Pronunciation: /rɪst/

n

  • 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)
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    • 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)
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    • 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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Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.