There are 2 translations of yarn in Spanish:

yarn1

Pronunciation: /jɑːrn; jɑːn/

n

  • 1 uncountable or countable/no numerable o numerable [Textiles] hilo (masculine)
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    • There was a guy in there showing a girl how to spin yarn using a spindle.
    • Typically, American stocking factories spun their own wool into yarn or thread.
    • Older women continue to weave long, colorful sashes with red wool yarn on a white cotton background.
  • 2 countable/numerable (tale) [colloquial/familiar] historia (feminine) to spin a yarn inventar una historia he spun me a yarn about having missed the train me salió con la excusa de que había perdido el tren
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    • The open fire is a focal point around which many yarns are spun and stories told.
    • The detective yarn is one of the most formally defined modes of storytelling.
    • It's a treat and guaranteed to having you curling up in laughter at some of the yarns and stories from times past.

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Word of the day erizo
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hedgehog …
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There are 2 translations of yarn in Spanish:

yarn2

vi

  • [colloquial/familiar] inventar historias
    More example sentences
    • The interview has come to a close yet Clarke seems quite content to yarn.
    • And that's precisely the reason old people love to yarn and natter with youngsters.
    • Eventually all settled down to a well-cooked meal, then yarning and laughter.

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Word of the day erizo
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hedgehog …
Cultural fact of the day

The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.