látigo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Gothic *𐌻𐌰𐌹𐍄𐍄𐌿𐌲 (*laittug, lead rope), from Proto-Germanic *laidtugą (compare Old English lāttēh (leading rein)), from *laidijaną (to lead) +‎ *tugą (cord, rope). Or perhaps from Basque latigoa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlatiɡo/, [ˈlat̪iɣo]

Noun[edit]

látigo m (plural látigos)

  1. whip (pliant, flexible instrument, such as a rod, a plaited or braided rope, or a thong)
    Synonym: fusta

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: latigo
  • Tagalog: latigo

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Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  • Graupera, Carlos (1972): Nuestra Lengua, Volume 1, p. 38