folha

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Old Provençal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin folia, from the plural of Latin folium.

Noun[edit]

folha f ‎(oblique plural folhas, nominative singular folha, nominative plural folhas)

  1. leaf

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

folha

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese folla, from Late Latin folia, from the plural of Latin folium, probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰolh₃yom(leaf), from *bʰleh₃-(blossom, flower).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈfo.ʎɐ/
  • Hyphenation: fo‧lha

Noun[edit]

folha f (plural folhas)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. sheet (of paper)

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