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Spanish translation: ¡puf! or ¡pif!

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09:31 Aug 7, 2001
English to Spanish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: poof
As in the magic word.

He thought hard and then, poof!! He turned into a frog.
carolmca
Spanish translation:¡puf! or ¡pif!
Explanation:
Basing that suggestion solely on Mafalda and Condorito comics, for whatever it's worth! :-) "Poof" being an onomonopoaeic word, I'd suggest you check out existing children's literature in Spanish.
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Carol Shaw
Local time: 05:03
Grading comment
Sorry for the delay in grading the answer. Both were great but I like yours slightly more.

Thanks!
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Summary of answers provided
na +1y...¡Pum! se convirtió en una rana.
Esther Hermida
na +1¡puf! or ¡pif!Carol Shaw


  

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7 mins peer agreement (net): +1
¡puf! or ¡pif!


Explanation:
Basing that suggestion solely on Mafalda and Condorito comics, for whatever it's worth! :-) "Poof" being an onomonopoaeic word, I'd suggest you check out existing children's literature in Spanish.

Carol Shaw
Local time: 05:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 43
Grading comment
Sorry for the delay in grading the answer. Both were great but I like yours slightly more.

Thanks!

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Meléndez Tormen: AThough for Condorito it's "¡PLOP", actually!
1 min
  -> but only when they fall over at the end, right? ¡puf! for disappearances. (Wish I could get Condorito here *snif*)
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12 hrs peer agreement (net): +1
y...¡Pum! se convirtió en una rana.


Explanation:
Así, con esa expresión, me contaba los cuentos mi abuela.

Esther Hermida
United States
Local time: 03:03
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 181

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Gabriela Tenenbaum: like it!
4 hrs
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