espinhaço

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From espinha +‎ -aço.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /is.pĩˈɲa.su/ [is.pĩˈj̃a.su], /es.pĩˈɲa.su/ [es.pĩˈj̃a.su]
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /iʃ.pĩˈɲa.su/ [iʃ.pĩˈj̃a.su], /eʃ.pĩˈɲa.su/ [eʃ.pĩˈj̃a.su]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /es.piˈɲa.so/

Noun[edit]

espinhaço m (plural espinhaços)

  1. (anatomy) spine
  2. (geography) ridge

Further reading[edit]

  • espinhaço” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.