lenha

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Portuguese[edit]

lenha

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese lenna ‎(firewood), from Latin ligna, plural of lignum ‎(firewood), from Proto-Indo-European *leg-no ‎(that which is collected), from *leǵ- ‎(to gather). Cognate with Galician leña, Spanish leña, Catalan llenya, Occitan lenha, and Italian legna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈle.ɲɐ/, /ˈlej.ɲɐ/, /ˈlɐ.ɲɐ/, /ˈlɐj.ɲɐ/
  • Hyphenation: le‧nha

Noun[edit]

lenha f (plural lenhas)

  1. firewood