cebolla

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cepulla, diminutive of Latin cēpa.

Noun[edit]

cebolla f (plural cebolles)

  1. onion (a monocotyledonous plant of genus Allium allied to garlic, used as vegetable and spice.)

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cēpullam, accusative of cēpulla, diminutive of Latin cēpa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cebolla f (plural cebollas)

  1. onion
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 65r.
      Et a tal propriedat que ſi la meten en çumo de cebollas, pierde aquella uertud que dixiemos que a de quaiar el argent uiuo.
      And its property is such that if it is placed in onion juice, it loses the virtue we said it has, which is setting quicksilver.

Descendants[edit]

  • Spanish: cebolla

Spanish[edit]

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Cebollas

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish cebolla, from Late Latin cēpulla, diminutive of Latin cēpa, whence English chive.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain) /θeˈboʝa/, [θeˈβ̞o.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain) /θeˈboʎa/, [θeˈβ̞o.ʎa]
 
  • IPA(key): (most of Latin America) /seˈboʝa/, [seˈβ̞o.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (Andes Mountains) /seˈboʎa/, [seˈβ̞o.ʎa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /seˈboʃa/, [seˈβ̞o.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /seˈboʒa/, [seˈβ̞o.ʒa]

Noun[edit]

cebolla f (plural cebollas)

  1. onion

Derived terms[edit]

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