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Spanish word for Sheep

The Spanish word for “sheep” is “oveja”.

How to pronounce “oveja” in Spanish:

Sounds like – o-vay’-hah
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Translation for sheep in Spanish

oveja = sheep in Spanish

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Practice the Spanish translation for “sheep” using these sentences:

Example 1:
Last night I was counting sheep to fall asleep.

Anoche estuve contando ovejas para conciliar el sueño.

Example 2:
I see two black sheep.

Yo veo dos ovejas negras.

Example 3:
The farmer has twenty sheep.

El granjero tiene veinte ovejas.

Example 4:
The girl touched a sheep at the petting zoo.

La niña tocó a una oveja en la granjita de mascotas.

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