Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “sail”

See all translations

sail

noun /seil/
a sheet of strong cloth spread to catch the wind, by which a ship is driven forward
vela
They are hoisting the sails.
a journey in a ship
paseo/viaje en barco
a sail in his yacht a week’s sail to the island.
an arm of a windmill.
aspa
sailboard noun a windsurfer.
plancha de windsurf
sailboat noun (American ) a boat with sails; sailing boat(British)
Velero
sailing noun the activity or sport of navigating a ship or boat that has sails
navegación a vela, vela
Sailing is one of his hobbies.
sailing- having a sail or sails
a vela
sailing-boat.
sailor noun a member of a ship’s crew whose job is helping to sail a ship
marinero
a sailor in the merchant navy.
in full sail with all the sails spread
a toda vela, con las velas desplegadas
The ship was in full sail.
Translations of “sail”
in Korean 돛…
in Arabic شِراع…
in French voile, voyage en bateau, aile…
in Italian vela…
in Chinese (Traditional) 材料, 帆, (風車的)翼板…
in Russian парус…
in Turkish yelken…
in Polish żagiel…
in Portuguese vela…
in German das Segel, die Fahrt, der Windmühlenflügel…
in Catalan vela…
in Japanese 帆…
in Chinese (Simplified) 材料, 帆, (风车的)翼板…
(Definition of sail from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More translations of “sail” in Spanish

Definitions of “sail” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More