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15:31 May 29, 2000
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
English term or phrase: Jamaica
I want to know how "Jamaica" is spelled in Spanish.
christina
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Summary of answers provided
naYou got it right!Raúl Valenzuela
naJamaicaMartin Perazzo
naJamaica
Agua
naJamaicaBAQMIA
naJamaicaIsolda
naVer abajo
Silvia Sassone


  

Answers


7 mins
Ver abajo


Explanation:
Christina: In Spanish you spell Jamaica as ha:'maiKa. Sorry for my phonetics, but I think it may help. Silvia (Argentina)

Silvia Sassone
Argentina
Local time: 14:56
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 531
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8 mins
Jamaica


Explanation:
The spelling in Spanish is just the same as in English.

Isolda
Local time: 10:56
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10 mins
Jamaica


Explanation:
There is no change.Gentlicio más común: jamaiquino.

BAQMIA
Local time: 08:56
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1 hr
Jamaica


Explanation:
It is the same in English and Spanish.
Good luck,
Mar

Agua
Spain
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1 hr
You got it right!


Explanation:
Good luck.

Raúl Valenzuela
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18 hrs
Jamaica


Explanation:
Christina: The first answer you got was how to "pronounce" it, not how to spell it. The most commonly used "gentilicio" in South America is "jamaiquino" and in Spain it's "jamaicano", although the Real Academia Española only accepts the former ("jamaiquino").
Martín J. Perazzo

Martin Perazzo
Spain
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