There are 2 main translations of paddle in Spanish

: paddle1paddle2

paddle1

zagual, n.

Pronunciation /ˈpædl//ˈpad(ə)l/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(oar)

      zagual masculine
      pala feminine
      remo pequeño masculine
      • As they walked and sang, they moved the paddles up and down imitating the movement of a racing canoe and giving a magnificent display of colour.
      • I let the canoe drift with the current, trailing my paddle in the mocha-colored water.
      • There were four paddles inside the canoe, and the four soldiers each took one.
      • But the preferred stroke of Phelps, a man with a 6ft 7in armspan, hands like canoe paddles and an ability to fly through water, was yet to come.
      • Canoe Polo is a swimming pool-based sport played in a short, stable canoe using manoeuvrable polo paddles.
      • The paddles dipped into the water and the canoe pushed into the opening to the sewer.
      • Telli gave one last stroke on his paddle as they moved out of the shade of the trees into bright sunlight, then stopped, leaving the canoe gliding on through glassy calm water.
      • Under a blanket of darkness, we set off in our twin-hulled craft, paddles slapping at the water, as Nitish sang devotional songs.
      • The Pemon also make wooden dugout and bark canoes, paddles, and bows, and they weave hammocks and baby carriers.
      • One of the most unusual yet innovative section award winners came from the Shearwater Team, who developed a canoe paddle based on the bio-mechanical properties of a bird's foot.
      • The piece incorporates some of the images and experiences of Essadiqi's river adventures, as dancers interact with large floating wooden poles that represent paddles.
      • When forward paddling, slice your paddle into the water in front of you and pull it toward your hip like you're trying to retrieve a leaf on the surface.
      • At the crack of dawn, as you slice through the calm river with quiet paddle strokes, your canoe glides upstream through a bank of fog that will slowly burn off with each cast of your fishing rod.
      • The steady dip and sweep of canoe paddles in the calm water is mesmerizing.
      • He swept his paddle over the water, indicating the whole lot.
      • The oldest such finds, including wooden canoes and paddles, come from northern Europe and date to at most 9,000 years ago.
      • As they arrive at the village the night before a race, or line up the canoes at the beginning of the race, the paddlers sing songs and move their paddles up and down, giving a sumptuous display of colour and movement.
      • It was so big that Newman had to use a canoe paddle from his river boat to stir it.
      • As the two little craft pulled through the Gap, Guardian received a salute of raised paddles from the canoe, the tender lifting its oars on the gunwales for one stroke before resuming its rhythm.
      • With a stroke of the paddle the Canadian canoe glides successfully through the last of the rapids and out onto a huge pool.

    • 1.2also paddle wheel

      rueda hidráulica de paletas feminine

    • 1.3(on paddle wheel)

      paleta feminine
      • The vessel has a split stern wheel and each is run by a twin diesel engine that powers hydraulic motors which turn the paddles.
      • The "Willamette Queen" was designed as a scaled down likeness of the former Mississippi and Yukon Territory Riverboats with paddles that really do propel her.

  • 2

    • 2.1(stirrer)

      pala feminine
      • The person behind the counter slaps a scoop of ice cream onto a chilled marble slab, throws some cookie crumbs or chopped nuts on top, and mixes the whole thing together using flat paddles.
      • For the rose petal cream: In bowl of food processor fitted with paddle, cream buttercream and butter until fluffy.
      • Add this to the batter and mix just until smooth - a few turns of the paddle should do it.
      • An old fashioned metal ice cream scoop or a flat metal paddle scoop works well to clean out the inside of a pumpkin.

    • 2.2US (for punishment)

      palmeta feminine

  • 3

    (flipper)
    aleta feminine
    • It appears from their architecture that the entire distal limb, not just the hands and feet, was used as a paddle.
    • The legs were semi-flattened to serve as paddles, but the hips and shoulders were still powerful and functional enough to provide support on land.
    • Unlike other marine reptiles, Plesiosaurs have relatively small tails, but large and powerful paddles, so it is assumed that the latter were used in creating thrust.
    • The forelimbs and hindlimbs are transformed into paddles.
    • Some of the most frequent gross morphological adaptations to an aquatic lifestyle include the modifications of limbs into paddles and the elongation and lateral flattening of the tail.
    • Swimming crabs can easily be recognized by the fact that their hindmost legs have developed into ‘swimmerets’, paddle shaped at the ends so that they can be used for propulsion.
    • Their wing bones are fused into a stiff paddle that enables them to hover at a bloom while drinking.
    • Those on land have short sturdy legs, while those living in marine environments possess powerful flippers, or paddles, for swimming.
    • The limbs are modified to form large, relatively rigid paddles.
  • 4US

    (in table tennis)
    pala feminine
    paleta feminine
    • Indeed, some glues used on paddles, as they are commonly known, are banned in international competition because they can make the ball travel up to 30 mph faster than usual.
    • Each half is 10 minutes and the aim of the game is to score goals using the paddles or the hand.
    • One type of paddle ball uses a heavy two-pound (one-kilogram) ball and appropriately large paddles with spikes.
    • Over the years, Peet has seen the game increase in speed, the players increase in size, briefcases replace wallets, and paddles replace goalie sticks.
    • Buy toys, like Frisbees, kites, or sports equipment such as Velcro paddles and tennis balls.
    • André was interested in all sports, whether they involved balls, pucks, paddles or pedals.
    • He had a small red ball, the kind that at one time had been attached to a wooden paddle by a rubber string.
    • Yes, the paddle is allowed to block the ball and you can bump the ball forward to the direction you wish to travel, but you're not allowed to take a swing at it, you're not allowed to treat it like a cricket bat.
    • Kiara stuck her nose up in the air and marched past him, uncovering the ping-pong table along with its paddles and balls.
    • During that time, Nebulon continued to whack the small, pink rubber ball against the wooden paddle.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (in canoe)
    remar
  • 2

    (swim)
    (duck/dog) chapotear

transitive verb

  • 1

    (boat/canoe) llevar

    remando con pala o zagual

  • 2

    (beat)
    zurrar US informal
    (with paddle) darle palmetazos a

There are 2 main translations of paddle in Spanish

: paddle1paddle2

paddle2

mojarse los pies, v.

Pronunciation /ˈpad(ə)l//ˈpædl/

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (wet feet)
    mojarse los pies
    • The youngster, who could not swim, was paddling in shallow water while three friends were swimming.
    • Thigh-high boots can be rented for serious gorge wading, or you can just paddle in the cool, refreshing waters.
    • A great deal of splashing, paddling and sheer determination was evident as children swam their way to a staggering 83,380 baht in raised sponsorship money!
    • The four of us stayed for a couple of nights in the Rest House at Takoradi, which gave us a few hours to walk the beaches and paddle in the ocean, and to luxuriate in the fresh sea breezes after the heavy atmosphere of the interior.
    • Her biggest fear, it has recently been revealed, is paddling in shallow water.
    • I sat under a lemon tree with two of my oldest and dearest friends while the kids paddled in the wading pool and drove plastic cars around the yard.
    • Most people only paddle in the water there, which is perfectly safe.
    • It's worth the hike - the scenery is fantastic and your final destination has a pretty beach to escape from your shoes and paddle.
    • Here, you can laze on a beach lounger attended to by courteous, but discreet, staff, or paddle or swim in the tepid turquoise water.
    • The public has been advised not to swim or paddle in areas where algal scums are present and fishermen have been urged to avoid contact with water in areas where the algal scum is present.
    • Ball games were arranged and the pupils were allowed to go paddling but not swimming.
    • People have come down to the water's edge to walk and paddle - seeking relief after the day's heat.
    • As a result of tests taken by the complainants The South Eastern health Board recommended that signs be erected warning people not to bathe, paddle or wash utensils in the river at the Cove.
    • They were also urging people to avoid contact with contaminated water and stop children paddling in it because it could cause illnesses such as gastroenteritis and Hepatitis A.
    • Next, she led me to the entrance proper, where we paddled through a shallow pool to cleanse our feet.
    • We took off our shoes, paddled in the water, made sand castles, collected sticks and shells, and examined the dead jellyfish washed up on the shore.
    • The fountain exerts a hypnotic influence on children who are irresistibly drawn to remove their shoes and socks and go paddling in the water.
    • As Max paddled in a shallow swimming pool, he slipped and fell under water for a matter of moments, before his father lifted him out.
    • The £3.6m fountain in Hyde Park, London, was closed on July 22 after people slipped and were injured while paddling in the water.
    • Is it really the role of design to prevent kids paddling in shallow water, protecting them without engendering a sense of responsibility for their actions in either the children or their parents?

    en la orilla


noun

  • 1

    to go for a paddle (standing) ir a mojarse los pies