estrella

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See also: Estrella and estrellá

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stēlla.

Noun[edit]

estrella f (plural estrelles)

  1. star

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish estrella, from Latin stēlla. Compare estel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

estrella f (plural estrelles)

  1. star
    Synonym: estel

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

estrella f

  1. star

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

estrella f (plural estrellas)

  1. star
    • c. 1200, Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 5v. a.
      Sõnaua q̃ el ſol. e la luna. E .xj. eſtrellas me adorauan.
      I dreamt that the sun, then the moon, then eleven stars worshiped me.
    • Idem, f. 77v. b.
      alli luego guio el eſtrella alos tres reyes magos que uinjeron de orient.
      there the star later guided the Three Wise Men that came from the east.

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Descendants[edit]

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

estrella f (plural estrellas)

  1. superseded spelling of estrela.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /esˈtɾeʎa/, [esˈt̪ɾeʎa]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /esˈtɾeɟ͡ʝa/, [esˈt̪ɾeʝa]
    • (file)
  • Hyphenation: es‧tre‧lla

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish estrella (compare Galician estrela, Portuguese estrela and Catalan estrella, from Latin stēlla, from Proto-Italic *stērolā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

estrella f (plural estrellas)

  1. star (celestial body)
  2. star (star-shaped thing)
  3. star (most important person in e.g. a film)
  4. (heraldry) mullet, star
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Derived terms[edit]

(diminutive estrellita)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

estrella

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