escuela

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Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin schola, from Ancient Greek σχολή (skholḗ, spare time, leisure”, later “conversations and the knowledge gained through them during free time; the places where these conversations took place).

Noun[edit]

escuela f (plural escueles)

  1. school

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish escuela

Noun[edit]

escuela

  1. school

Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

escuela f (plural escuelas)

  1. school

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish, from Latin schola, from Ancient Greek σχολή (skholḗ, spare time, leisure”, later “conversations and the knowledge gained through them during free time; the places where these conversations took place).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esˈkwela/
  • Hyphenation: es‧cue‧la

Noun[edit]

escuela f (plural escuelas)

  1. school (an institution dedicated to teaching and learning)
  2. school (the followers of a particular doctrine)

Usage notes[edit]

In Spain, escuela typically refers to primary school, or an institution that teaches trades or arts (e.g. escuela de arte ("art school")) and not secondary or higher education.

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Descendants[edit]

  • Cebuano: eskuwela, eskuyla, eskwela
  • Ilocano: eskuela
  • Purepecha: eskuela
  • Tagalog: eskuwela

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