tijera

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Etymology[edit]

From tisera, from Latin (ferramente) tonsorĭa, from tonsus. [1] Compare Portuguese tesoura, Galician tesoiras, Asturian tixeres, tisories, Catalan tisores.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tijera f (plural tijeras)

  1. scissors

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used in the plural forms with the same meaning.

Derived terms[edit]

  1. ^ Muller, Taylor, A Chrestomathy of Vulgar Latin