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somersault

noun [C]  /ˈsʌm·ərˌsɔlt/ us  
a rolling movement or jump, either forward or backward, in which you turn over completely, with your body above your head, and finish on your feet: She turned somersaults on the lawn.
somersault
verb [I]  /ˈsʌm·ərˌsɔlt/ us  
The bus plunged down the hill, somersaulted twice, and landed on its side.
Translations of “somersault”
in Korean 재주넘기…
in Arabic شَقْلَبة…
in French culbute…
in Turkish takla, perende…
in Italian capriola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 筋斗…
in Russian сальто…
in Polish fikołek, koziołek, przewrót…
in Spanish salto mortal…
in Portuguese cambalhota…
in German der Purzelbaum…
in Catalan tombarella…
in Japanese 宙返り, とんぼ返り…
in Chinese (Simplified) 筋斗…
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