aplaudidores

21:50 Jul 28, 2008
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Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Marketing - Advertising / Public Relations / Sporting events
Spanish term or phrase: aplaudidores
They are things that fans wave at sporting events such as soccer games to support their teams, like noisemakers and so on. What is the English equivalent?
jules_sieg
Mexico
Local time: 08:54


Summary of answers provided
5 +4hand clappers/rattlers/fant-a sticks/maracas/horns/tambourines/root-n-toot/cowbells/megaphones
_POIMANDRES_
4 +1clapper / inflatable clapper / clapper sticks
Manuel Diaz
4 +1(giant) clapping hands
Aldona Parra
4applauder
BristolTEc
3(football) rattles
Carol Gullidge
3giant foam hands
Romado


Discussion entries: 2





  

Answers


7 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
(giant) clapping hands


Language variant: US

Explanation:
please see web reference.
Good luck
Aldona


    Reference: http://www.bellearbor.net/giant_clapping_hands.htm
Aldona Parra
Mexico
Local time: 08:54
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Mónica Sauza
19 mins
  -> Gracias Monica
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8 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
applauder


Explanation:
Dicionario

http://www.babylon.com/definition/aplaudidor/Spanish

BristolTEc
Ecuador
Local time: 08:54
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
Notes to answerer
Asker: This is for people. I am looking for generic term for devices like rattles and noisemakers.

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29 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +4
hand clappers/rattlers/fant-a sticks/maracas/horns/tambourines/root-n-toot/cowbells/megaphones


Explanation:
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Note added at 30 minutos (2008-07-28 22:21:08 GMT)
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pom-pons also!

_POIMANDRES_
Argentina
Local time: 10:54
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  maryro: I agree. It can also be clap/clapping sticks. It's not necessarily hand shaped. It depends on the rest of the context. So you gave a great choice of terms!
2 hrs
  -> tKS maryro!!

agree  Enrique Huber (X)
3 hrs
  -> Well Enrique Tks!

agree  Egmont
10 hrs
  -> Tks AVRVM once more!!!

agree  Victoria Frazier
16 hrs
  -> Tks Victoria Frazier!!!!
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31 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
(football) rattles


Explanation:
There's a nice photo of one here: http://www.knotjustjigs.co.uk/images/big jigs images 263.jpg

Don't know if they are also used for other sporting events...

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Note added at 33 mins (2008-07-28 22:23:43 GMT)
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Sorry - your msg to BristolTec appeared while I was still finding refs

Carol Gullidge
United Kingdom
Local time: 14:54
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Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 28
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2 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
giant foam hands


Explanation:
another option

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Note added at 2 hrs (2008-07-29 00:03:19 GMT)
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http://www.google.ca/search?hl=en&sa=X&oi=spell&resnum=0&ct=...

Romado
Local time: 08:54
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
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13 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
clapper / inflatable clapper / clapper sticks


Explanation:
I believe you are referring to these sticks. They're highly popular these days in sports events, at least in Spain.


    Reference: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/clapper
    Reference: http://images.google.es/images?gbv=2&hl=es&q=clapper+aplaudi...
Manuel Diaz
Local time: 15:54
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Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  bmtraducciones
9 hrs
  -> Gracias
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