bexiga

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Mezquital Otomi

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Early Modern Spanish vejiga.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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béxíga

  1. blister

References

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  • Hernández Cruz, Luis, Victoria Torquemada, Moisés (2010) Diccionario del hñähñu (otomí) del Valle del Mezquital, estado de Hidalgo (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 45)‎[1] (in Spanish), second edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 12

Portuguese

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Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese, from Latin vessīca, variant of vēsīca. Presumably came via a northern dialect or Galician on account of the /b-/. Compare Galician vexiga, Spanish vejiga. Doublet of vesico-, a borrowing from Latin.

Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: be‧xi‧ga

Noun

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bexiga f (plural bexigas)

  1. bladder
  2. (Brazil) balloon
    Synonym: balão
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