tomatillo

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English[edit]

Tomatilloes

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish tomatillo (diminutive of tomate), ultimately from Classical Nahuatl tomatl.

Noun[edit]

tomatillo (plural tomatillos or tomatilloes)

  1. A plant of the nightshade family originating in Mexico, Physalis philadelphica, cultivated for its tomato-like green to green-purple fruit surrounded by a thin papery skin.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish tomatillo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtomɑtilːo/, [ˈt̪o̞mɑˌt̪ilːo̞]
  • Rhymes: -ilːo
  • Syllabification: to‧ma‧til‧lo

Noun[edit]

tomatillo

  1. tomatillo, Physalis philadelphica

Declension[edit]

Inflection of tomatillo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative tomatillo tomatillot
genitive tomatillon tomatillojen
partitive tomatilloa tomatilloja
illative tomatilloon tomatilloihin
singular plural
nominative tomatillo tomatillot
accusative nom. tomatillo tomatillot
gen. tomatillon
genitive tomatillon tomatillojen
partitive tomatilloa tomatilloja
inessive tomatillossa tomatilloissa
elative tomatillosta tomatilloista
illative tomatilloon tomatilloihin
adessive tomatillolla tomatilloilla
ablative tomatillolta tomatilloilta
allative tomatillolle tomatilloille
essive tomatillona tomatilloina
translative tomatilloksi tomatilloiksi
instructive tomatilloin
abessive tomatillotta tomatilloitta
comitative tomatilloineen
Possessive forms of tomatillo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person tomatilloni tomatillomme
2nd person tomatillosi tomatillonne
3rd person tomatillonsa

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tomate +‎ -illo, from Classical Nahuatl tomatl.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /tomaˈtiʝo/, [t̪o.maˈt̪i.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /tomaˈtiʎo/, [t̪o.maˈt̪i.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /tomaˈtiʃo/, [t̪o.maˈt̪i.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /tomaˈtiʒo/, [t̪o.maˈt̪i.ʒo]

Noun[edit]

tomatillo m (plural tomatillos)

  1. tomatillo (fruit vegetable)
  2. Diminutive of tomate