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handball

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handball(
hahnd
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bal
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sport)
a. el balonmano
(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).
(M)
The goalie is the only player in handball who can touch the ball with his feet.El guardameta es el único jugador en balonmano que puede tocar el balón con sus pies.
b. el handball
(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).
(M)
I traveled to Germany to play professional handball.Viajé a Alemania para jugar handball profesional.
2. (sport)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el frontón
(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).
(M)
We could go play handball on a court or against a wall at the town square.Podríamos ir a jugar frontón en una cancha o contra alguna pared en la plaza.
b. la pelota
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
If you like playing handball, I'm looking for a partner for a game of doubles.Si te gusta jugar a la pelota, estoy buscando un compañero para un partido de dobles.
3. (ball)
a. la pelota de balonmano
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The handball went straight through the goalie's legs and into the goal.La pelota de balonmano pasó por debajo de las piernas del portero y entró en la portería.
b. la pelota de handball
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Carolina leapt into the air and hurled the handball toward the goal.Carolina saltó en el aire y lanzó la pelota de handball hacia la meta.
4. (ball)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la pelota de frontón
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Juanito waited for the handball to cross the short line and then hit it on the fly.Juanito esperó que la pelota de frontón atravesara la línea corta y ahí le pegó en el aire.
5. (in soccer)
a. la mano
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The referee called a handball on the midfielder.El árbitro pitó una mano del centrocampista.
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handball
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (game)
a. el balonmano
(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).
(M)
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handball [ˈhændbɔːl]
noun
1 (game) balonmano (m)
2 (Ftbl) (offence) mano (f)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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