yeso

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin gypsum, from Ancient Greek γύψος (gúpsos). Compare English gesso.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝeso/, [ˈɟ͡ʝe.so]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈʃeso/, [ˈʃe.so]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʒeso/, [ˈʒe.so]

Noun[edit]

yeso m (plural yesos)

  1. plaster, gesso
  2. gypsum
  3. cast, plaster cast

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