There are 2 translations of shell in Spanish:

shell1

Pronunciation: /ʃel/

n

  • 3 (in rowing)bote estrecho y ligero

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Word of the day hache
f
llámale hache = call it what you like or what you will …
Cultural fact of the day

The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.

There are 2 translations of shell in Spanish:

shell2

vt

  • 1 [Culin] [peas] pelar, desvainar; [nuts/eggs] pelar; [mussel/clam] quitarle la concha a, desconchar shelled walnuts nueces (fpl) peladas or sin cáscara

vi

Phrasal verbs

shell out

[colloquial/familiar]
v + o + adv, v + adv + o [money] aflojar [familiar/colloquial], soltar* [familiar/colloquial], apoquinar [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + adv soltar* or aflojar (la mosca) [familiar/colloquial], apoquinar [familiar/colloquial]

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Word of the day hache
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llámale hache = call it what you like or what you will …
Cultural fact of the day

The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.