estela

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Galician[edit]

Roman era estela of Crecente

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese, from Vulgar Latin *astella, from assula. Cognate with Spanish astilla, Catalan estella, French attelle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

estela f (plural estelas)

  1. splinter
    Synonym: racha
  2. billet, sliver
    Synonyms: acha, cavaco

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin stēla, from Ancient Greek στήλη (stḗlē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

estela f (plural estelas)

  1. stela

References[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stēlla, Proto-Italic *stērolā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

estela f (plural estelas)

  1. star (celestial body)

Further reading[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aestuāria, inflected form of aestuārium (tidal basin, agitation of water), from aestus (tide).

Noun[edit]

estela f (plural estelas)

  1. wake (track left behind a boat)
  2. slipstream
  3. trail
  4. stela (monument)