lenha

PortugueseEdit

lenha

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese lenna (firewood), from Latin ligna, plural of lignum (firewood), from Proto-Indo-European *leg-no (that which is collected), from *leǵ- (to gather). Cognate with Galician leña, Spanish leña, Catalan llenya, Occitan lenha, and Italian legna.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈle.ɲɐ/, /ˈlej.ɲɐ/, /ˈlɐ.ɲɐ/, /ˈlɐj.ɲɐ/
  • Hyphenation: le‧nha

NounEdit

lenha f (plural lenhas)

  1. firewood
Last modified on 17 February 2014, at 00:00