cerda

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See also: cerdà and Cerdà

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin setula, diminutive of Latin sēta, saeta (thick hair). Compare Spanish cerda, Italian setola (bristle).

Noun[edit]

cerda f (plural cerdas)

  1. bristle (stiff or coarse hair)

Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin setula, diminutive of Latin sēta, saeta (thick hair). Compare Italian setola (bristle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈθeɾda/, [ˈθeɾ.ð̞a]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈseɾda/, [ˈseɾ.ð̞a]

Adjective[edit]

cerda

  1. feminine singular of cerdo

Noun[edit]

cerda f (plural cerdas, masculine cerdo, masculine plural cerdos)

  1. sow (female pig)
  2. bristle (stiff or coarse hair)
  3. (colloquial, figuratively) pig, slob (woman)
  4. (derogatory) bitch, slut

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