vírgula

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin virgula.

Noun[edit]

vírgula f (plural vírgulas)

  1. comma (punctuation mark)
  2. (figuratively) fine print, small print (hidden details and conditions)
    O candidato fez muitas promessas, mas em cada promessa uma vírgula.
    The candidate made many promises, but in each promise a "comma" (meaning hidden purposes and conditions).

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin virgula.

Noun[edit]

vírgula f ‎(plural vírgulas)

  1. a small stick or rod
  2. a thin line or stripe