Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

Spanish Word of the Day: 'Zambullirse'

Share this article

Spanish Word of the Day: 'Zambullirse'
Photo: nito103/Depositphotos
11:00 CET+01:00
Our Word of the Day today is an excellent one to really show off your Spanish level!

Zambullirse means to dive or plunge into water.

  • Me zambullí en la piscina en casa de mis padres.

       I dove into the pool at my parents' house.

It can also be used figuratively to describe getting engrossed or submerging yourself in something, like studying or something at work:

  • Aprender español en el extranjero es una oportunidad para zambullirte en una cultura nueva.

       Learning Spanish abroad is an opportunity to immerse yourself in a new culture.

Pronunciation:

zahm-boo-yeer-she

Check out our other word of the day posts

This word of the day has been contributed by LAE Madrid, the leading Spanish academy in Madrid. Accredited by the Insitituto Cervantes, it offers Spanish courses for all levels and also has Spanish classes for kids and families.

Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

From our sponsors

Why Europe's top talent still flocks to London

London has always had a certain allure that pulls in entrepreneurs from near and far. As one of the world’s most connected cities, a top financial centre and a multicultural melting pot, countless professionals from Europe and beyond are drawn to London like moths to a flame.