There are 2 main translations of spade in Spanish

: spade1spade2

spade1

pala, n.

Pronunciation /speɪd//speɪd/

noun

  • 1

    (tool)
    pala feminine
    • A few shiny buckets hung from a hook and some new tools, brushes, spades and shovels stood beside the door.
    • Some 30 pupils, all aged 13 or 14, picked up spades and shovels to improve the school's landscape.
    • Volunteers will be very welcome on Wednesday evening and every other Wednesday and they are asked to bring along a spade, shovel, rake or brush because the first evening will be a general clean up.
    • Hand tools such as spades, shovels and sickles, which currently attracted a 16 per cent excise duty, would also be fully exempted.
    • The traditional square blade of a spade may derive from its historical use as a tool to cut peat, sod or soft garden soil, none of which provide much resistance to the blade.
    • A good man to handle a shovel or spade, Eddie went quietly about his business, a gentleman throughout his life.
    • For a start, get a good spade, with a long enough handle for your height.
    • An electric bench grinder is the most efficient way to recover the cutting edges on shovels, spades, hoes, and lawn mower blades.
    • The hardware stores sold spades, forks, rakes and all sorts of farming implements.
    • He said they left behind tools they had used to damage the trees including a saw, a spade and a fork.
    • If there is a moment, I still get my spades, forks and secateurs and go out and do some work.
    • Others are harder to deal with and have to be cut with a knife or the sharp edge of a spade if the clump is big.
    • He merely turned over huge clods of earth with one twist of a big spade and left them there, weeds still intact.
    • The rules and regulations were explained and they were given basic digging implements - a spade and a fork.
    • Armed with their metal detectors, spades and uncontrollable imaginations the assembled horde scattered to all corners of the field in search of treasure.
    • Use a spading fork or shovel to lift clumps, then cut the clumps into sections with a spade, shovel, sharp knife, or pruning shears.
    • What may be a surprise is that the bottom of your foot hurts, bruised from stepping on the hard metal of the spade or fork repeatedly.
    • He prefers the Irish spade, with its longer, narrower blade, to English and American models.
    • Approaches to dwelling houses and farms were cleared by men with spades and shovels - bulldozers weren't part of the scene for several years afterwards.
    • Visitors seized the forks and spades that had been temptingly placed by a nasty patch of brambles and nettles and began to clear a new bed that will be used for pumpkins, sweet corn and tomatoes in a few weeks.

There are 2 main translations of spade in Spanish

: spade1spade2

spade2

pica, n.

Pronunciation /speɪd//speɪd/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(card)

      pica feminine
      • Consequently, when a player claims his seventh card, he should do this by putting it face up on top of the first six cards claimed, and it must be a spade.
      • The other players must all play spades if they can, but players 2 and 3 have no spades and so are allowed to play other suits.
      • But suppose that after looking at your first four cards, they're all spades.
      • You have a pair of kings, three spades, and no chance for a straight.
      • You are not allowed to nominate a suit in which you have previously shown void - for example if you have previously discarded a diamond on a spade lead by someone else, you cannot later lead the joker and call it a spade.
      • Player 3 is allowed to play the club even though he has a spade.
      • He dropped a spade on the first card and looked at her as she tossed another on top of his.
      • In no trump bids, the two of spades resumes its normal function as a spade.
      • Take out of the deck three clubs, diamonds, hearts and spades for every player.
      • If a spade is turned it is put back in the middle of the talon and the next card is turned up for trumps.
      • If the player on lead has no ace, a spade must be led.
      • The player to dealer's left leads any card except a spade to the first trick.
      • Lots of low spades are usually good but can win lots of hearts.
      • For example, if you expose the queen of spades, then the first time that someone leads a spade you are not allowed to play the queen if you have other spades.
      • Also, because he knows that player two's card is already a spade, he turns over all the cards that aren't spades as well.
      • If the first card is not a spade, then player 3 then plays a card.
      • Between equal ranked pairs, the pair containing the spade is higher, irrespective of the suit of the other card.
      • If the knock card is a spade, the points are doubled
      • The trump maker leads a spade which player A wins with the ace, becoming the first partner.
      • The trumps are a suit of their own for suit following purposes - for example, in a normal game, the queen of spades is a trump, not a spade.

    • 1.2spades plural(suit)

      picas feminine
      spades are / is trumps triunfan picas
      • Once the nine of spades is played, then the ten may be played, and so on.
      • If at anytime the queen of spades is dealt face up, the game resets and the pot stays in.
      • An Ace of hearts would lose to it, but a two of spades would beat the joker.
      • The Queen of spades may be placed only on the King of spades.
      • If your pack of cards has no joker, the two of spades can be used as a substitute.
      • Some players play with only one joker, but use the deuce of spades as permanent second highest trump in the game.
      • When the reserve cards are equal the suits rank in descending order: spades, hearts, diamonds, clubs.
      • Diamonds are highest, followed by clubs, then spades, then hearts.
      • Normally, a standard deck's 52 cards are divided equally among four suits: spades, clubs, diamonds, and hearts.
      • In all four trump structures, the queen of clubs is the highest card, the 7 of trump second, and the queen of spades third.
      • The ace of spades is the most powerful card, irrespective of what suit is trumps.
      • If spades are trumps then an extra double is automatically applied to the final scores.
      • Because of the difference in score, clubs and diamonds are called the minor suits and hearts and spades are the major suits.
      • Each heart scores one point, and the queen of spades scores 13 points.
      • In this case the player with the ace of spades can call.
      • They cannot take a trick, and are great to have when you don't want to play that Queen of spades.
      • The trump suit is clubs if all three succeeded, hearts if two, spades if one or diamonds if no-one fulfilled their contract.
      • There is no ranking between the suits - so for example the king of hearts and the king of spades are equal.
      • The audience could see it was four of spades though not the magician.
      • He led the four of spades and East won with the king.

  • 2offensive, slang

    (black person)
    negro masculine
    negra feminine