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volantín
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volantín(
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lahn
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (cord for fishing)
a. fishing line
El volantín no era lo suficientemente largo para llegar al fondo del lago.The fishing line wasn't long enough to reach the bottom of the lake.
2. (flying toy) (Andes)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
(Caribbean)
(Southern Cone)
a. kite
Todos los domingos voy con mi papá al parque a volar mi volantín.Every Sunday, I go to the park with my dad to fly my kite.
3. (gymnastics) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. somersault
El gimnasta hizo un volantín espectacular, pero al caer, se torció el pie.The gymnast did an impressive somersault, but when he landed, he sprained his ankle.
4. (playground game)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. merry-go-round
Rodri y Julia daban vueltas en el volantín imaginando que estaban en una nave espacial.Rodri and Julia were spinning around on the merry-go-round imagining it was a spaceship.
b. roundabout (United Kingdom)
Sam estaba mareado cuando se bajó del volantín.Sam was dizzy when he got off the roundabout.
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volantín
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. kite
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volantín
adjective
loose; unattached
1 (sedal) fishing line
2 (Latinoamérica) (cometa) kite
3 (And) (cohete) rocket
4 (Latinoamérica) (voltereta) somersault
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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