artelho

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese artello, from Vulgar Latin *articlus, a syncopated/contracted form of Latin articulus (digiti). Cf. the borrowed doublet artículo. Compare Spanish artejo, Galician artello, Catalan artell, French orteil.

Noun[edit]

artelho m (plural artelhos)

  1. toe (digit of the foot)
  2. (Portugal) tibio-tarsic joint

Synonyms[edit]