puñal

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Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish puñal, from Late Latin *pūgnālis, based on Latin pūgnus (fist).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpo.naːɬ], [ˈpu.naːɬ]

Noun[edit]

puñal (inanimate)

  1. dagger

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • 1571, Alonso de Molina, Vocabulario en lengua castellana y mexicana y mexicana y castellana, Editorial Porrúa, page 100r:

Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin *pugnale.

Adjective[edit]

puñal m, f (plural puñales)

  1. Of the fist. Fitting in one's hands.
  2. Of a fight or dispute.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin pugna, fight.

Noun[edit]

puñal m (plural puñales)

  1. dagger

Related terms[edit]