pulgar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pollicāris, from pollex.

Noun[edit]

pulgar m (plural pulgares)

  1. thumb (digit)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pollicāris, from pollex.

Noun[edit]

pulgar m (plural pulgares)

  1. thumb, big toe

Usage notes[edit]

  • Spanish does not differentiate between fingers and toes. To disambiguate you can use pulgar del pie or pulgar de la mano. In Spain it is usual to refer to the big toe as el dedo gordo del pie.

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