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Aguja de coser (sewing needle)

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *acūcla (needle, root) < *acūcula, hypothetical diminutive of Latin acus (needle), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aguja f (plural agujas)

  1. needle
    ¿Tiene usted una aguja para coser estos botones?
    Do you have a needle to sew on these buttons?
  2. hand (of a clock)
  3. (military) firing pin
  4. (architecture) spire, steeple
  5. (botany) Venus' comb

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DescendantsEdit

  • Copainalá Zoque: acuša
  • Mecayapan Nahuatl: a̱co̱xaj
  • Northern Puebla Nahuatl: acoxa
  • Tagalog: aguha
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: öcuxa

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