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andorinha (Hirundo rustica)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese andorinna (swallow), from a Vulgar Latin root *harundīna, from Latin hirundō, hirundinem; cf. also harundō, which may have influenced it.

Cognate with Galician andoriña, Mirandese andorina, Leonese andolina and Asturian andarina.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

andorinha f (plural andorinhas)

  1. swallow (bird)

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