jumping jack

05:55 Feb 7, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: jumping jack
Any idea what a "jumping jack" is called in Spanish?
Eugenia Corbo
Local time: 03:49


Summary of answers provided
napayasito
Gerard Burns
natítere, saltarín
Mónica Negrete
namonigote (?), marioneta
Agua
nadepending on the context
Sarah Brenchley


  

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22 mins
depending on the context


Explanation:
From the Oxford SUPERLEX:
a (firework) buscapiés m, vieja f (Chi)
b (toy) muñeco m (que se mueve tirando de un hilo)
Hoep it helps. Good luck.

Sarah Brenchley
Local time: 09:49
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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24 mins
monigote (?), marioneta


Explanation:
I found "monigote" in Eurodicautom, but according to the description, it can be a "marioneta" (a toy figure of a man jointed and made to jump or dance by means of strings or a sliding stick)

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Mar


    Reference: http://europa.eu.int/eurodicautom/
Agua
Spain
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
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2 hrs
títere, saltarín


Explanation:
are you talking about the jumping puppets?

Mónica Negrete
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4 hrs
payasito


Explanation:
Literaly, "little clown," :-)


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Gerard Burns
Local time: 03:49
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