hierba

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin herba.

Noun[edit]

hierba f

  1. grass

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin herba (compare Catalan herba, French herbe, Galician herba, Italian erba, Portuguese erva, Romanian iarbă), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰreH₁- (to grow, become green), *g(')herə-.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝeɾba/, [ˈɟ͡ʝeɾ.β̞a]
  • IPA(key): (Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈjeɾba/, [ˈjeɾ.β̞a]
  • (file)
  • Homophones: hierva, yerba
  • Noun[edit]

    hierba f (plural hierbas)

    1. herb
    2. grass (the plant itself)
    3. weed
    4. (slang) marijuana

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