esponja

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin spongia, from Ancient Greek σπογγιά (spongiá).

Noun[edit]

esponja f (plural esponges)

  1. sponge
  2. (in the plural) dishcloth gourd (Luffa acutangula)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

esponja

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of esponjar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of esponjar

Portuguese[edit]

esponja (Spongilla lacustris)
esponja

Etymology[edit]

From Latin spongia, from Ancient Greek σπογγιά (spongiá), a later form of σπόγγος (spóngos) "sponge" (compare Latin fungus).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

esponja f (plural esponjas)

  1. sponge (marine invertebrate with a porous skeleton)
  2. sponge (piece of porous material used for washing)

Descendants[edit]

  • Hunsrik: Esponja

Spanish[edit]

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Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned descendant of Latin spongia, from Ancient Greek σπογγιά (spongiá)[1], a later form of σπόγγος (spóngos) "sponge" (compare Latin fungus). Probably a doublet of espundia. Cognate with English sponge.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esˈponxa/, [esˈpõŋ.xa]
  • Rhymes: -onxa
  • Hyphenation: es‧pon‧ja

Noun[edit]

esponja f (plural esponjas)

  1. sponge (marine invertebrate)
    Synonyms: espongiario, porífero
  2. sponge (piece of porous material for washing)
  3. sponge (porous material of sponges)
  4. sponge, moocher

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Verb[edit]

esponja

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of esponjar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of esponjar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of esponjar.

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