rótula

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See also: rotula, rotulá, and ròtula

Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

rótula f (plural rótulas)

  1. (anatomy) patella, kneecap

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin rotula (small wheel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

rótula f (plural rótulas)

  1. (anatomy, dated) kneecap
    Synonym: patela
  2. (regional, São Paulo, Bahia, South Brazil) roundabout
    Synonyms: (Brazil) rotatória, (Portugal) rotunda, (regional) balão, (regional) queijinho, (regional) círculo

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin rotula. Doublet of rol.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈrotula/, [ˈro.t̪u.la]

Noun[edit]

rótula f (plural rótulas)

  1. (anatomy) kneecap, patella

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