zanahoria

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Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

zanahoria f (plural zanahories)

  1. carrot (root vegetable, usually orange)

Spanish[edit]

Zanahorias

Etymology[edit]

Metathesis of Andalusian Arabic *سَفُنَّارْيَة (*safunnārya), from Arabic إِسْفَنَارِيَّة (ʔisfanāriyya) (compare Libyan Arabic: سفنّاريّة (sfənnāriyya)), from Ancient Greek σταφυλίνη ἀγρία (staphulínē agría). Cognate to Catalan safanòria, Galician cenoria, Portuguese cenoura.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θanaˈoɾja/ [θa.naˈo.ɾja]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /sanaˈoɾja/ [sa.naˈo.ɾja]
  • Rhymes: -oɾja
  • Syllabification: za‧na‧ho‧ria

Noun[edit]

zanahoria f (plural zanahorias)

  1. carrot

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Mezquital Otomi: sanoria
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: sanaúria
  • Quechua: sanawrya

Further reading[edit]