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Spanish Word of the Day: Chapotear

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Chapotear

Voces onomatopéyicas

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 4/2/2013
Word: Chapotear
cha-po-te-AR (Verbo intransitivo)
English: To splash about
Etymology: Voz onomatopéyica
Meaning: 1. Dicho del agua: Sonar batida por los pies o las manos.
Topic:Voces onomatopéyicas
Example:

(...)había, relativamente cerca del lugar del escondite, una simpática pradera a la orilla del río, en un tramo en el que el agua se adentraba en tierra y en el que los pequeños podían chapotear sin peligro;(...)El río de la luna. Guelbenzu, José María

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