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16:21 Nov 30, 2013
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Games / Video Games / Gaming / Casino
English term or phrase: crossbow bolts
crossbow bolts in a video game
Jesús Marín Mateos
Local time: 11:17
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1saeta
Maria Rosich Andreu
5 +1virotes
Martin Damiano Alcorta
Summary of reference entries provided
Virote
Patricia Blanco Dominguez

  

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virotes


Explanation:
Ese es el nombre de las flechas que usa la ballesta. Saludos!

Martin Damiano Alcorta
Local time: 07:17
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Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in category: 92

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Patricia Blanco Dominguez
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saeta


Explanation:
El término general es saeta, los virotes son un tipo de saeta (RAE: virote.
(Del aum. de vira, saeta). 1. m. Especie de saeta guarnecida con un casquillo.).

Yo usaría saeta especialmente si no va acompañado de imagen, ya que se trata de una palabra más conocida que virote.


    Reference: http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ballesta
Maria Rosich Andreu
Spain
Local time: 12:17
Specializes in field
Native speaker of: Native in CatalanCatalan, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 430

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Triston Goodwin: This is how it is typically translated in video games.
9 mins
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Reference comments


43 mins
Reference: Virote

Reference information:
En el juego Battlefield 3 Aftermath las demoninan virotes...

http://www.teamplayers.es/2012/10/30/battlefield-3-aftermath...

Sí es cierto que el virote es un tipo de saeta.

Patricia Blanco Dominguez
Germany
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
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