cizaña

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin zīzania, from Ancient Greek ζιζάνια ‎(zizánia), plural of ζιζάνιον ‎(zizánion), a type of weed, possibly darnel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /θiˈθaɲa/, [θ̟iˈθ̟a̠ɲa̠]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /siˈsaɲa/, [siˈsa̠ɲa̠]

Noun[edit]

cizaña f ‎(plural cizañas)

  1. darnel, tare (grass weed)
  2. (figuratively) An injurious thing or action.
  3. (figuratively) dissension, enmity

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