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  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈw̝eʝa/ [ˈw̝e.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈw̝eʎa/ [ˈw̝e.ʎa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈw̝eʃa/ [ˈw̝e.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈw̝eʒa/ [ˈw̝e.ʒa]

  • (most of Spain and Latin America) Rhymes: -eʝa
  • (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) Rhymes: -eʎa
  • (Buenos Aires and environs) Rhymes: -eʃa
  • (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) Rhymes: -eʒa

  • Syllabification: hue‧lla

Etymology 1[edit]

Deverbal from hollar.


huella f (plural huellas)

  1. footprint (impression of the foot in a soft substance)
  2. fingerprint (unique natural pattern of ridges on the tips of the fingers; marks left by these)
    huella dactilarfingerprint
  3. (computing, figurative) fingerprint (unique identification)
    huella digitaldigital fingerprint
  4. mark, imprint (visible impression or sign left on something)
    Synonyms: marca, impronta
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Etymology 2[edit]



  1. inflection of hollar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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