migalha

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Etymology[edit]

From Iberian Vulgar Latin *mīcācula, from Latin mīca (crumb) + -culus (diminutive suffix), synchronically miga (crumb) +‎ -alha (diminutive suffix). Compare Galician migalla, Spanish migaja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: mi‧ga‧lha
  • Rhymes: -aʎɐ

Noun[edit]

migalha f (plural migalhas)

  1. crumb (small piece of bread, biscuit, cake, etc)
    Synonyms: farelo, micha, miga, partícula
  2. very small quantity of objects

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