nalga

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See also: ñalga and nälga

Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin natica, an adjectival term based on Latin natis (rump, buttock).

Noun[edit]

nalga f (plural nalgues)

  1. (anatomy) buttock

Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

nalga f (Latin spelling)

  1. (anatomy) buttock

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *natica, an adjectival term based on Latin natis (rump, buttock) (compare Catalan natja, Galician nádega, Italian natica, Portuguese nádega, Old French nache).

The /l/ resulted from dissimilation in */ˈnad(e)ɡa/ (> /ˈnalɡa/). For similar examples, see Spanish alma (soul) from Latin anima, and Asturian dolce (twelve), from earlier */ˈdod(e)dze/, from Latin duodecim. Compare Spanish juzgar, from Latin iūdicāre, and the Spanish suffix -azgo from Latin -āticum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈnalɡa/, [ˈnal.ɣ̞a]
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Noun[edit]

nalga f (plural nalgas)

  1. buttock
    Synonyms: (anatomy) glúteo, (Mexico) pompa, (euphemistic) pompi, (South America) poto, (euphemistic) asentaderas, (euphemistic) posadera

Derived terms[edit]

(diminutive nalguita)

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