semilla

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See also: Semilla

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]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /seˈmiʎa/
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /seˈmiɟ͡ʝa/, [seˈmiʝa]
  • (file)

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]