golpelha

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Portuguese[edit]

golpelha

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese golpella, from Vulgar Latin *vulpicla, contraction of Latin vulpēcula (fox kit), diminutive of vulpēs (fox), from earlier volpēs, from Proto-Italic *wolpi, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wl(o)p ~ *h₂ulp ((red) fox). Cognate with Spanish vulpeja, Asturian vulpeya, Occitan volpìlh, Middle French goupil, Old Italian volpiglio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɡoɫ.ˈpe(j).ʎɐ/, /ɡoɫ.ˈpɐ(j).ʎɐ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ɡow.ˈpe.ʎɐ/
  • Hyphenation: gol‧pe‧lha

Noun[edit]

golpelha f (plural golpelhas)

  1. red fox

Synonyms[edit]