hélice

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French[edit]

Hélice (propeller).
Hélice (geometry, helix).

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin helix, from Ancient Greek ἕλιξ (hélix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (mute h) IPA(key): /e.lis/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

hélice f (plural hélices)

  1. helix (blade)
  2. propeller
  3. (geometry) helix
  4. (chemistry) helix

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Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

hélice f (plural hélices)

  1. helix

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Brazil) /ˈɛ.li.si/, [ˈɛ.li.si]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈɛ.li.sɨ/, [ˈɛ.li.sɨ]

Noun[edit]

hélice f (plural hélices)

  1. a rotating propeller, such as a ship’s screw or a helicopter’s rotor

Noun[edit]

hélice m (plural hélices)

  1. Alternative form of hélix

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin helīx (genitive singular helīcis), from Ancient Greek ἕλῑξ (hélīx, spiral).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈeliθe/, [ˈe.li.θe]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈelise/, [ˈe.li.se]

Noun[edit]

hélice f (plural hélices)

  1. helix
  2. (geometry, anatomy) helix
  3. propellor

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