cigarro

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

cigarro (plural cigarros)

  1. cigar

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PortugueseEdit

 
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cigarro

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish cigarro.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cigarro m (plural cigarros)

  1. cigarette

Related termsEdit


SpanishEdit

 
Cuatro cigarros.

EtymologyEdit

Of uncertain origin; perhaps from cigarro (male cicada), a form of cigarra (cicada) found in some older texts particularly from southern Spain,[1] or from a Mayan language, compare Yucatec Maya siyar (to smoke tobacco leaves), Q'eqchi sik'ar (to smoke).[2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θiˈɡaro/, [θiˈɣ̞a.ro]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /siˈɡaro/, [siˈɣ̞a.ro]
  • Rhymes: -aro

NounEdit

cigarro m (plural cigarros)

  1. cigar
    Synonym: puro
  2. cigarette

Derived termsEdit

(diminutive cigarrillo or cigarrito)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: cigar
  • French: cigare
  • Sicilian: sicarru

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Roberto Ignacio Díaz, Unhomely Rooms: Foreign Tongues and Spanish American Literature (2002), page 169
  2. ^ Spanish Word Histories and Mysteries: English Words That Come From Spanish (2007, edited by the editors of the American Heritage Dictionaries), pages 67-68