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EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic اَلْمُخَدَّة(al-muḵadda), from Arabic مِخَدَّة(miḵadda).

Cognate with Portuguese almofada, Spanish almohada and Maltese mħadda.

NounEdit

almofada f (plural almofadas)

  1. pillow

PortugueseEdit

 
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almofada

EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic اَلْمُخَدَّة(al-muḵadda), from Arabic مِخَدَّة(miḵadda).

Cognate with Spanish almohada and Maltese mħadda.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˌaɫmuˈfaðɐ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌawmuˈfada/, /ˌawmuˈfadɐ/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˌaɫmoˈfada/
  • (Caipira) IPA(key): /ˌaɻmoˈfada/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧mo‧fa‧da

NounEdit

almofada f (plural almofadas)

  1. cushion (soft material in cloth bag)
  2. (chiefly Portugal) pillow
    Ela pôs o seu dente debaixo da almofada.
    She put her tooth under her pillow.

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