martillo

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See also: martilló

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /maɾˈtiʝo/, [maɾˈt̪i.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /maɾˈtiʎo/, [maɾˈt̪i.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /maɾˈtiʃo/, [maɾˈt̪i.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /maɾˈtiʒo/, [maɾˈt̪i.ʒo]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Spanish martiello, from Late Latin martellus, itself a diminutive of martulus, variant of Latin marculus, or alternatively based on malleus. Compare Portuguese martelo, Italian martello, Catalan martell, French marteau.

Noun[edit]

martillo m (plural martillos)

  1. hammer (a tool with a heavy head and a handle used for pounding)
    Synonym: (obsolete) atarraga
  2. (anatomy) malleus
  3. auction house
  4. (athletics) hammer
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Ayutla Mixtec: ma̱rtiyo
  • Cebuano: martilyo
  • Tagalog: martilyo
  • Zacatlán-Ahuacatlán-Tepetzintla Nahuatl: martillo

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

martillo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of martillar.

Further reading[edit]


Zacatlán-Ahuacatlán-Tepetzintla Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish martillo.

Noun[edit]

martillo

  1. hammer

References[edit]

  • Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C. (2006) Pequeño diccionario ilustrado: Náhuatl de los municipios de Zacatlán, Tepetzintla y Ahuacatlán[1], segunda edición edition, Tlalpan, D.F. México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 22