ilha

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Kabuverdianu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese ilha.

Noun[edit]

ilha

  1. island

References[edit]

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN

Manchu[edit]

Romanization[edit]

ilha

  1. Romanization of ᡳᠯᡥᠠ

Portuguese[edit]

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Ilha (sense 1)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese illa, from Old Catalan illa, from Vulgar Latin *īsula, from Latin īnsula, whence also English isle. Doublet of inherited ínsua, from Old Portuguese inssoa, as well as the learned borrowing ínsula; both of these are rare or specialist.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Rhymes: -iʎɐ
  • Hyphenation: i‧lha

Noun[edit]

ilha f (plural ilhas)

  1. (geography) island
  2. (slang) a group of houses in a poor area of a town
  3. (figuratively, popular) a person who stands alone in defense of an idea

Descendants[edit]

  • Kabuverdianu: ilha

References[edit]