borboleta

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Portuguese[edit]

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Borboleta

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese berbeleta of uncertain origin. Possible etymologies include:

Cognate with Galician bolboreta.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /buɾ.βu.ˈle.tɐ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /boʁ.bo.ˈle.ta/, /boʁ.bo.ˈle.tɐ/
  • Hyphenation: bor‧bo‧le‧ta

Noun[edit]

borboleta f (plural borboletas)

  1. butterfly
  2. (swimming) butterfly stroke

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:borboleta.

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