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See also: cuna, Cuna, cùna, cunã, and cüna

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EtymologyEdit

From cuño or from Vulgar Latin *cunea, from Latin cuneus. Compare Portuguese cunha.

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NounEdit

cuña f (plural cuñas)

  1. wedge
  2. chock (for wheel)
  3. (typography) quoin
  4. (colloquial) influence, weight, pull
  5. (television, radio) slot, spot
  6. (anatomy) cuneus (portion of the occipital lobe)
  7. (colloquial, Chile, Cuba, Dominican Rep., El Salvador) connections
    Synonyms: enchufe, palanca

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