alfinete

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Portuguese[edit]

alfinete

Etymology 1[edit]

from Andalusian Arabic اَلْخِلَال(al-ḵilāl), from Arabic خِلَال(ḵilāl, pin, peg).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

alfinete m (plural alfinetes)

  1. pin (small needle with no eye)
  2. safety pin
Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:alfinete.

Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Malay: alpeniti, peniti
    Indonesian: peniti

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

alfinete

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of alfinetar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of alfinetar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of alfinetar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of alfinetar