ballena

AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

ballena f (plural ballenas)

  1. whale

ReferencesEdit


AsturianEdit

 
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NounEdit

ballena f (plural ballenes)

  1. whale

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish ballena, from Latin ballaena, variant of bālaena (compare Catalan balena, French baleine, Galician balea, Italian balena, Portuguese baleia, Romanian balenă), from Ancient Greek φάλλαινα (phállaina).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /baˈʝena/, [baˈʝe.na]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /baˈʎena/, [baˈʎe.na]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /baˈʃena/, [baˈʃe.na]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /baˈʒena/, [baˈʒe.na]
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  • NounEdit

    ballena f (plural ballenas)

    1. whale
    2. baleen, whalebone
      Synonym: barbas de ballena

    HypernymsEdit

    Derived termsEdit

    DescendantsEdit

    • Cebuano: balyena
    • Huave: ballen
    • Masbatenyo: balyena
    • Tagalog: balyena

    Further readingEdit