agulla

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

agulla f (plural agullas)

  1. needle

References[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan agulha, from Vulgar Latin *acūcla (needle, root) < *acūcula, from Latin acus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agulla f (plural agulles)

  1. needle
  2. hand (of a clock)
  3. (rail transport) (UK) points, (US) switch

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese agulla (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Vulgar Latin *acūcla (needle, root) < *acūcula, from Latin acus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

agulla f (plural agullas)

  1. needle (sewing)
  2. medical needle for a syringe
  3. hand of a watch or clock
  4. withers
  5. (cooking) chuck or brisket
  6. sharpness of a wine
  7. natural sparkling of a wine
  8. garfish, sea needle (Belone belone)
  9. (architecture) jamb

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • agulla” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • agulla” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • agulla” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • agulla” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • agulla” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.