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]

Alternative forms[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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Leonese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

estrella f

  1. star

References[edit]


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]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

estrella f (plural estrellas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of estrela

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /esˈtɾeʝa/, [esˈt̪ɾe.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /esˈtɾeʎa/, [esˈt̪ɾe.ʎa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /esˈtɾeʃa/, [ehˈt̪ɾe.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /esˈtɾeʒa/, [ehˈt̪ɾe.ʒa]
  • (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)
      Synonym: astro
    2. star (geometry)
    3. star (most important person in e.g. a film)
    4. (heraldry) mullet, star
    Derived terms[edit]

    (diminutive estrellita)

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    Descendants[edit]

    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.