cuchillo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish cuchiello, from Latin cultellus, a diminutive of culter. Cognate with English cutlery. Compare English cutlass also.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /kuˈt͡ʃiʝo/, [kuˈt͡ʃi.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /kuˈt͡ʃiʎo/, [kuˈt͡ʃi.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /kuˈt͡ʃiʃo/, [kuˈt͡ʃi.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /kuˈt͡ʃiʒo/, [kuˈt͡ʃi.ʒo]
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  • Noun[edit]

    cuchillo m (plural cuchillos)

    1. knife
      Synonyms: estilete, daga, faca, navaja, puñal
      Coordinate terms: cuchara, tenedor
    2. blade of knife

    Hyponyms[edit]

    Derived terms[edit]

    Descendants[edit]

    • Cebuano: kutsilyo
    • Mapudungun: kucijo
    • Mecayapan Nahuatl: cochi̱loj
    • Oluta Popoluca: cuchi̱nu
    • San Juan Atzingo Popoloca: cochiyó
    • San Juan Colorado Mixtec: cutsilu
    • Southeastern Tepehuan: kuxiir
    • Tagalog: kutsilyo
    • Zoogocho Zapotec: cwšiyw

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