Quick answer
"Jump" is a noun which is often translated as "el salto", and "jumping" is a noun which is also often translated as "el salto". Learn more about the difference between "jump" and "jumping" below.
jump(
juhmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (leap)
a. el salto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Parachute jumps are always spectacular.Los saltos en paracaídas siempre son espectaculares.
b. el brinco
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
She landed a three-meter jump in gym class.Hizo un brinco de tres metros en la clase de gimnasia.
2. (racecourse fence)
a. el obstáculo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The horse made it over the jump.El caballo superó el obstáculo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to leap)
a. saltar
They jumped from the third floor to escape the fire.Saltaron desde el tercer piso huyendo del fuego.
b. brincar
Anna loves to jump on the trampoline.A Anna le encanta brincar en el trampolín.
4. (to skip a section)
a. saltarse
You can jump chapter three and begin reading chapter four.Puedes saltarte el capítulo tres y empezar a leer el cuatro.
5. (to rise rapidly)
a. dispararse
Sales jumped on Black Friday.Las ventas se dispararon el Viernes Negro.
6. (to have a fright)
a. sobresaltarse
I jumped when I heard that bloodcurdling scream.Me sobresalté cuando escuché ese grito espeluznante.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (to leap over)
a. saltar por encima de
They had to jump the stream.Tuvieron que saltar por encima del arroyo.
b. brincar por encima de
He jumped the puddles to keep his feet dry.Brincó por encima de los charcos para que no se le mojaran los pies.
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jumping(
juhmp
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ihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. el salto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We're going to go to Mount Asgard to practice BASE jumping.Vamos a ir al Monte Asgard para practicar salto BASE.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (hopping)
a. saltador
Mariana has a toy jumping frog.Mariana tiene una rana saltadora de juguete.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I hate jumping bugs because they always scare me.Odio los insectos que saltan porque siempre me asustan.
Robert wants a battery-operated jumping cars that loops the loop.Robert quiere un carros de pilas que salta en el aire rizando al rizo.
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