Spanish word for Ball

The Spanish translation for the word “ball” is “pelota”. Other words are “balón” and “bola”.

How to pronounce “pelota” in Spanish:

Sounds like – pay-lo-tah

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Practice the Spanish translation for “ball” using these sentences:

Example 1:
The kids want to play with the beach ball.

Los niños quieren jugar con la pelota de playa.

Example 2:
He has to catch the football before he can run.

El debe atrapar el balón de fútbol antes de correr.

Example 3:
The juggler was throwing six balls at a time.

El malabarista estaba lanzando seis bolas a la vez.

Example 4:
He likes to play with bright colored balls.

A él le gusta jugar con pelotas de colores brillantes.

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Sergio Ermilov
Sergio Ermilov
Traveller, author of WordFor magazine, currently lives in Montenegro. Loves surfing, walking, hiking, freediving, mountains, sea, nature etc.