pulgar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pollicāris, from pollex.

Noun[edit]

pulgar m (plural pulgares)

  1. thumb (digit)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pollicāris, from pollex.

Noun[edit]

pulgar m (plural pulgares)

  1. thumb, big toe

Usage notes[edit]

Spanish does not differentiate between fingers and toes. To disambiguate you can use pulgar de pie or pulgar de mano. In Spain is usual to refer to the toe as "dedo gordo del pie".

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