In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(game)masculine frontónfeminine pelotamasculine balonmanomasculine handball Latin America
1.2(ball)feminine pelota de frontónfeminine pelota de balonmanofeminine pelota de handball Latin America
2(in soccer)mano femininehandball! — ¡mano!
- Andy Scott was penalised for handball and Mike Kewley's kick was hard and low - but Speare pushed the ball onto the post and the defence did the rest.
- Ks still tried to get an equaliser and there was a big shout for handball against Mangdoza from Lee's free kick.
- He pulled up Simon Francis for a handball but rather than talking to him he was actually looking for Jason.
- Although there wasn't much reaction on the field, did the team feel the handball non-call against Germany was a poor one?
- Manchester City's goal keeper Carlo Nash will miss the game against Chelsea next month after being sent off for deliberate handball in the reserve-team game with Everton.
- I may or may not be the only person who distinctly remembers Winter signalling that a push had been committed by Gallas rather than a handball, but perhaps I am just nit-picking.
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