folha

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Old Occitan[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]

  • Occitan: fuèlha

Portuguese[edit]

folha

Etymology 1[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). Doublet of folho and fólio. Compare Galician folla.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfo.ʎɐ/, [ˈfo.ʎɐ]

  • Hyphenation: fo‧lha

Noun[edit]

folha f (plural folhas)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. sheet (of paper)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔ.ʎɐ/, [ˈfɔ.ʎɐ]

  • Hyphenation: fo‧lha

Verb[edit]

folha

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of folhar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of folhar