jaula

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French jaole or gaiole (modern geôle), from Vulgar Latin *caveola, from Latin cavea. Compare gaiola, an inherited doublet, and Spanish jaula.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʒaw.lɐ/ [ˈʒaʊ̯.lɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈʒaw.la/ [ˈʒaʊ̯.la]

  • Rhymes: -awlɐ
  • Hyphenation: jau‧la

Noun[edit]

jaula f (plural jaulas)

  1. cage (enclosure)
    Synonym: gaiola

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French gaiole (modern French geôle), from Vulgar Latin *caveola, from Latin cavea. Compare gayola, an inherited doublet. Cognates include English jail.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈxaula/, [ˈxau̯.la]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jaula f (plural jaulas)

  1. cage
  2. crate

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Descendants[edit]

  • Tagalog: hawla
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: xöola

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