orelha

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Portuguese[edit]

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Orelha

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese orella, from Vulgar Latin oricla, from Latin auricula, diminutive of auris, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ous-.

Cognate with Galician orella, Catalan orella, French oreille, Italian orecchio, Occitan aurelha, Romanian ureche and Spanish oreja.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ɔˈɾɐ(j).ʎɐ/, [ɔˈɾɐ(ɪ̯).ʎɐ], (Portugal) /o(w)ˈɾɐ(j).ʎɐ/, [o(w)ˈɾɐ(ɪ̯).ʎɐ]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /ɔˈɾe.ʎɐ/, [ɔˈɾe.ʎɐ], (Central Portugal) /o(w)ˈɾe.ʎɐ/, [o(w)ˈɾe.ʎɐ]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /ɔˈɾe.ʎɐ/, [ɔˈɾe.ʎɐ], (Southern Portugal) /oˈɾe.ʎɐ/, [oˈɾe.ʎɐ]

  • Hyphenation: o‧re‧lha

Noun[edit]

orelha f (plural orelhas)

  1. (anatomy) ear
  2. the corner (angular tip) of a paper, generally in the page of a book or similar

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