semilla

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from a derivative of Latin semen (seeds).

Corominas proposes Latin sēminia, plural of sēminium, through a Mozarabic variant.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /seˈmiʝa/, [seˈmi.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /seˈmiʎa/, [seˈmi.ʎa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /seˈmiʃa/, [seˈmi.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /seˈmiʒa/, [seˈmi.ʒa]
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  • Noun[edit]

    semilla f (plural semillas)

    1. seed (of a plant)

    Descendants[edit]

    • Cebuano: semilya
    • Portuguese: semilha (potato)
    • Tagalog: semilya (sperm, semen)

    Further reading[edit]