Translation of jungle in Spanish:


selva, n.

Pronunciation /ˈdʒəŋɡəl//ˈdʒʌŋɡ(ə)l/


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    • 1.1Geography

      selva feminine
      jungla feminine
      the law of the jungle la ley de la selva
      • Even so, every walk in a jungle where wild elephants, rhinos, buffaloes or tigers roam, is a tense experience, even if you do have an armed forest guard along with you.
      • He followed the clearing cautiously, staying in the dense jungle surrounding it.
      • Reporters no longer need to lug around bulky suitcases to carry their laptops and heavy satellite discs in to transmit news stories from remote places, dense jungles or mountain tops.
      • They would travel from farm to farm, surviving for days in the jungle by eating crops and fishing in streams.
      • Not named were probably those animals which live exclusively in forest, jungles, mountains, wetlands, deserts, etc.
      • He had been traveling the dense jungles for what seemed weeks, months even.
      • These people live there, they understand the jungle of the Philippines, they know what to do.
      • By the late 1990s, about four-fifths of the population made their living doing subsistence agriculture in the jungles and highland forests.
      • For generations its farmers relied on the surrounding jungle for wood, grazing, fruit, herbs and building materials.
      • We walked though the dense foliage of the jungle.
      • The Yucatan peninsula is a fascinating area covered by dense jungle and swamps, criss-crossed with rivers and scattered with ruins from the Mayan civilisation.
      • Your guide will lead you through miles of old cane lands, tropical forests, and jungles rich with magnificent scenery.
      • Tourism here is still pretty much an adventure, with unspoiled beaches, coral-filled waters and dense tropical jungle inland.
      • He fell on top of a colossal butte overlooking a dense jungle.
      • Such terrain includes cities, jungles, and dense forests, but it also includes open terrain when it is mountainous or broken, affording the enemy numerous hiding places.
      • Both Ecuador and Brazil have stepped up military operations in the dense Amazonian jungles where they share borders with Colombia.
      • This species, which lives in the wild in the jungles of Central Africa, is classified as endangered, under growing threat from the roaring trade in bush meat, coupled with the loss of their forest habitat.
      • Later series saw the women marched through hostile jungle to a second camp.
      • The farmers keep busy in their vast fields, whose crops are of a healthy golden-brown, while the creatures in the wild hunt and play in the shade of the tropical forests and the damp jungles.
      • Dense jungle alternates with steamy rice paddies and, as pineapple groves give way to coconut plantations, working elephants come briefly into view.

    • 1.2(confusion, tangle)

      maraña feminine
      laberinto masculine
      • Here's a roadmap through the jungle of competing claims.
      • He says that the group had been working hard to improve the area around the sawmill dam by tackling the jungle of weeds, brambles and nettles that had grown up through years of neglect.
      • We sit there sometimes, but prefer the front, which is more like a jungle of plants where coffee refills are 10 minutes apart.
      • She walked through bushes and reached a jungle of trees.
      • But when I realised today that my weed jungle does not constitute a garden to potter in, I turfed them into the bin.
      • A jungle of mechanical debris bridges the gap between the cavernous fore and aft holds.
      • I was finally able to crawl under the tree, and I soon found myself among a jungle of branches and leaves.
      • You send your camp's story into a veritable jungle of competing messages that bombard every parent and every child with whom you correspond.
      • But the European airline industry remains an insane jungle of bizarre and complex rules.
      • The tops of the washing machines are covered by a jungle of well-watered pot plants.
      • We have managed to create a jungle of inefficiency, throwing money at administration rather than research.
      • Perhaps, our urban jungle is just as bewildering for the old man and his daughter.
      • ‘We discovered all these terraces completely overgrown, under a jungle of vines and brambles,’ said Threipland.
      • It's a jungle of three letter acronyms and petroleum by-products.
      • Dad borrowed the lights from her and rented a jungle of extension cords.
      • There was a jungle of ferns and bushes, blanketed with lichen.
      • It's gutted, with big windows that aren't even boarded up, rickety balconies and a jungle of weeds out front.
      • This will keep your garden from looking like a jungle of haphazardly placed plants.
      • It had remained hidden all this time under a jungle of wires.
      • I know it's shameless, but the publishing world is a competitive jungle and, hey, you have to grab what chances you can.
      • When he died, police officers had to cut their way through a jungle of junk, just to get his body out.
      • My carpaccio was passable, but far too sparse and hidden beneath a jungle of foliage.
      • From a distance, the island looks like a jungle of dark weeds.
      • Often he would lie for hours, his elbows in the peaty soil, peering through a jungle of grass blades in search of those elusive musicians.
      • They can bring learning alive and help young people through jungles of confusion, over rivers of problems and up mountains of challenge.
      • It's a jungle of images of places found ‘above ground’ at those sites.
      • Surrounding him on all sides, was a jungle of cement and wires.
      • The shirt she wore looked so torn that he wondered if she had walked through a jungle of thorns before coming into the disco.

    • 1.3(hostile place)

      jungla feminine
      concrete jungle la jungla de(l) asfalto

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    jungle masculine
    música jungle feminine