cigarro

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

cigarro (plural cigarros)

  1. cigar

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Portuguese[edit]

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cigarro

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish cigarro.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: -aʁu
  • Hyphenation: ci‧gar‧ro

Noun[edit]

cigarro m (plural cigarros)

  1. cigarette

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ cigarro” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. ^ cigarro” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Cuatro cigarros.

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin; perhaps from cigarro (male cicada), a form of cigarra (cicada) found in some older texts particularly from southern Spain,[1] or from a Mayan language, compare Yucatec Maya siyar (to smoke tobacco leaves), Q'eqchi sik'ar (to smoke).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θiˈɡaro/, [θiˈɣ̞a.ro]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /siˈɡaro/, [siˈɣ̞a.ro]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aro

Noun[edit]

cigarro m (plural cigarros)

  1. cigar
    Synonym: puro
  2. cigarette

Derived terms[edit]

(diminutive cigarrillo or cigarrito)

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberto Ignacio Díaz, Unhomely Rooms: Foreign Tongues and Spanish American Literature (2002), page 169
  2. ^ Spanish Word Histories and Mysteries: English Words That Come From Spanish (2007, edited by the editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries), pages 67-68

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