artelho

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese artello, from Vulgar Latin *articlus, a syncopated/contracted form of Latin articulus (digiti). Compare the borrowed doublets artigo and artículo. Compare Spanish artejo, Galician artello, Catalan artell, French orteil.

PronunciationEdit

 
 
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ɐɾˈtɐ(j).ʎu/, [ɐɾˈtɐ(ɪ̯).ʎu]
    • IPA(key): (Central Portugal) /ɐɾˈte.ʎu/, [ɐɾˈte.ʎu]
    • IPA(key): (Southern Portugal) /ɐɾˈte.ʎu/, [ɐɾˈte.ʎu]

NounEdit

artelho m (plural artelhos)

  1. toe (digit of the foot)
  2. (Portugal) tibio-tarsic joint

SynonymsEdit