Spanish Word for hippopotamus  

English Word: hippopotamus

Spanish Word: el hipopótamo
The Spanish Word for hippopotamus
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Translated sentences containing 'hippopotamus'
The hippopotamus is at the zoo.
El hipopótamo está en el zoológico.
The hippopotamus is fat.
El hipopótamo es gordo.

   Thank you for allowing the hippopotamus to get back to the river!
   – Gracias por haber dejado que el hipopótamo volviera al río.
Mr President, there is an old Swahili saying: ‘Never stand between a river and a hippopotamus’.
Señor Presidente, hay un antiguo dicho swahili: «Nunca te sitúes entre un río y un hipopótamo».
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