¿Sabías que...?: ¿Es necesario poner la diéresis (umlaut) sobre la u en cig?eña o ping?ino? Sí, porque señala que la u debe pronunciarse.
nadar / to swim
nadar     -intransitive verb
1. (generally)   to swim
(=flotar)   to float
(=bañarse)   to take a bath
·¿no sabes nadar?
·can't you swim?
·nadar a braza
·to do (the) breaststroke,   swim breaststroke
·nadar a crol
·to do the crawl,   swim crawl
·nadar a espalda
·to do backstroke,   swim backstroke
·nadar a mariposa
·to do (the) butterfly,   swim butterfly
a. nadar contra corriente   to go against the tide
b. nadar en la abundancia   to be rolling in it *,   be rolling in money *
c. querer nadar y guardar la ropa   to want to have it both ways,   want to have one'noun cake and eat it
2. (en prenda, zapatos)
·en estos pantalones va nadando
·these trousers are much too big for him,   he'noun lost inside these trousers
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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