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punho

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punho

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese punno, puno, from Latin pugnus (fist), from Proto-Indo-European *puǵ-no-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

punho m (plural punhos)

  1. fist (clenched hand)
  2. (anatomy) wrist (part of the body between the hand and the forearm)
  3. the grip of a firearm
  4. each end of a hammock

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