almendra

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See also: Almendra and almendrá

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *amendla, *amandula, from Latin amygdala, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη (amugdálē), of Pre-Greek origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈmendɾa/, [alˈmẽn̪.d̪ɾa]
  • Rhymes: -endɾa
  • Hyphenation: al‧men‧dra

Noun[edit]

almendra f (plural almendres)

  1. almond

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Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish almendra.

Noun[edit]

almendra

  1. almond

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish almendra (compare Spanish almendra), from Vulgar Latin, from Latin amygdala, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη (amugdálē).

Noun[edit]

almendra f (Latin spelling, plural almendras)

  1. almond

Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *amendla, *amandula, from Latin amygdala, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη (amugdálē), of Pre-Greek origin.

Noun[edit]

almendra f (plural almendras)

  1. almond

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin, from Latin amygdala, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη (amugdálē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

almendra f (plural almendras)

  1. almond
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 23r:
      [] E fizierõ aſi fijos de iſrꝉ eotro dia floreçio el blago de aaron ⁊ leuo almẽdras.
      [] And so they did the children of Israel. And on the next day the staff of Aaron blossomed and bore almonds.

Descendants[edit]

  • Ladino: almendra
  • Spanish: almendra

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈmendɾa/ [alˈmẽn̪.d̪ɾa]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -endɾa
  • Syllabification: al‧men‧dra

Etymology 1[edit]

Almendras

Inherited from Old Spanish almendra (compare Ladino almendra), from Vulgar Latin *amendla, *amandula, from Latin amygdala, from Ancient Greek ἀμυγδάλη (amugdálē), of Pre-Greek origin. Doublet of amígdala.

Noun[edit]

almendra f (plural almendras)

  1. almond (type of tree nut)
  2. kernel (central (usually edible) part of a nut)
  3. (colloquial, Spain) a human head, especially a big one; a melon
    Ahora que lo pienso, es verdad que tiene buena almendra.
    Now that I think about it, he does have a huge melon.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

almendra

  1. inflection of almendrar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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