baloncesto

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

A semantic calque of English basketball, from balón (ball) +‎ cesto (basket).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌba.lon.ˈθes.to/

Noun[edit]

baloncesto m (uncountable)

  1. basketball (sport)

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

A semantic calque of English basketball, from balón (ball) +‎ cesto (basket).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /balonˈθesto/, [ba.lõn̟ˈθes.t̪o]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /balonˈsesto/, [ba.lõnˈses.t̪o]

Noun[edit]

baloncesto m (uncountable)

  1. basketball (sport)
    Synonyms: básquetbol, basquetbol, básquet, básket

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]