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Waist in Spanish 🇪🇸


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waist cintura
How to say “waist” in Spanish? “Cintura”. Here you will learn how to pronounce “cintura” correctly and in the comments below you will be able to get all sorts of advice on waist in Spanish like tips & tricks to remember it, questions, explanations and more.

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Synonyms

talle (waist), pretina (waistband), faja (belt)

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Origin

Derived from Latin “cinctūra” (waist)

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Pronunciation

Normal speech: seen-TOO-rah
IPA: /ˈsintuɾa/

8 months ago

cintura info.

Tips to remember the word “cintura”:
– You can think of the beginning of “cintura” as “cinch,” which is what you do to tighten a belt around your waist.
– Associate the Spanish word “cinturón,” which means belt, with “cintura,” since a belt goes around your waist.

Explanations:
– “Cintura” specifically refers to the part of the human body between the ribs and hips.

Other words that mean the same thing:
– Talle (although this can also refer to the narrowest part of the torso or garment sizing)
– Perímetro de la cintura (which means waist circumference)

Alternate meanings/slang:
– In some contexts, “cintura” can refer to one’s ability to be flexible or to adapt to new situations, similar to the English expression “to have a good waist” in soccer, meaning the player has good agility or skill.

Examples of sentences:
– Ella lleva un vestido con un lazo en la cintura. (She is wearing a dress with a bow at the waist.)
– Para perder peso, él empezó a hacer ejercicios que reducen la cintura. (To lose weight, he started doing exercises that reduce the waist.)
– En el fútbol, tener buena cintura es esencial para eludir a los defensas. (In soccer, having a good waist is essential to dodge the defenders.)
– Me medí la cintura para saber qué talla de pantalón comprar. (I measured my waist to know which pants size to buy.)

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Memorization tip

You cinch a belt around your waist

8 months ago

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