jamón

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French jambon, an augmentative of jambe (leg). In this sense, displaced earlier pernil. Cognate with English gammon.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xaˈmon/, [xaˈmõn]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -on

Noun[edit]

jamón m (plural jamones)

  1. ham (the thigh and buttock of an animal slaughtered for meat)
  2. ham, gammon (meat from the thigh of a hog cured for food)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Asturian: xamón
  • Bikol Central: hamon
  • Cebuano: hamon
  • English: jamon
  • Hiligaynon: hamon
  • Tagalog: hamón
  • Taos: xomúnenemą
  • Russian: хамо́н (xamón)
  • Yogad: hamon

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