espiga

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See also: espigá

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spīca (spike).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

espiga f (plural espigues)

  1. spike (ear of grain)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spīca (spike).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espiga f (plural espigues)

  1. spike (ear of grain)

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese espiga, from Latin spīca (spike).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

espiga f (plural espigas)

  1. spike (ear of grain)

Further reading[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan espiga, from Latin spīca.

Noun[edit]

espiga f (plural espigas)

  1. (Languedoc) spike (ear of grain)

Old Portuguese[edit]

espigas de triigo

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spīca (spike), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *spheh₁y- (sharp, sharp stick).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espiga f (plural espigas)

  1. (botany) spike (ear of grain)

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

espigas de trigo

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese espiga, from Latin spīca (spike), possibly from Proto-Indo-European *spheh₁y- (sharp, sharp stick). Cognate with Galician espiga, Spanish espiga, Catalan espiga, Occitan espic, French épi, Italian spiga and Romanian spic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espiga f (plural espigas)

  1. (botany) spike (ear of grain)

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • espiga” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

espiga

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish espiga, from Latin spīca.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esˈpiɡa/, [esˈpiɣa]
  • Hyphenation: es‧pi‧ga

Noun[edit]

espiga f (plural espigas)

  1. (botany) spike (ear of grain)
  2. dowel

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]