pulga

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the hypothetical Vulgar Latin word *pulīca, from Latin pūlex (flea).

Noun[edit]

pulga f (plural pulgues)

  1. flea (parasitic insect)

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pulga, from the hypothetical Vulgar Latin word *pulīca, from Latin pūlex (flea),

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pulga f (plural pulgas)

  1. flea

Portuguese[edit]

pulga

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pulga, from the hypothetical Vulgar Latin word *pulīca, from Latin pūlex (flea), from Proto-Indo-European *plúsis (flea).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pulga f (plural pulgas)

  1. flea (parasitic insect)
    Synonyms: púlex, pulgo, púlice, sifonáptero

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish pulga, from Vulgar Latin *pūlica, from Latin pūlex (whence English puce), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *plúsis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpulɡa/, [ˈpul.ɣ̞a]
  • Hyphenation: pul‧ga
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pulga f (plural pulgas)

  1. flea
  2. (colloquial, US) flea market
    Synonyms: mercado de las pulgas, rastrillo, mercadillo
  3. (Spain) small sandwich; filled bread roll

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