Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 2).
1. (spear) 
Suddenly, they found themselves surrounded by warriors armed with javelins, as if from nowhere.De pronto, estaban rodeados por guerreros armados de jabalinas, como salidos de la nada.
2. (sporting event) 
She won a gold medal in the javelin.Ganó una medalla de oro en lanzamiento de jabalina.
1. (general) 
a. la jabalina (F) 
javelin [ˈdʒævlɪn]
1 (object) jabalina (f)
to throw the javelin lanzar la jabalina
2 (event)
she won a gold medal in the javelin ganó la medalla de oro en lanzamiento de jabalina
javelin thrower (n) lanzadoralanzadora (m) (f) de jabalina;a lanzadora
javelin throwing (n) lanzamiento (m) de jabalina
Phrases with "javelin"
Here are the most popular phrases with "javelin." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
javelin throw
el lanzamiento de jabalina
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?