Old OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin folia, from the plural of Latin folium.

NounEdit

folha f (oblique plural folhas, nominative singular folha, nominative plural folhas)

  1. leaf

DescendantsEdit

  • Catalan: fulla
  • Occitan: fuèlha

PortugueseEdit

 
folha

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese folla, from Late Latin folia, from the plural of Latin folium, probably from Proto-Indo-European *bʰolh₃yom (leaf), from *bʰleh₃- (blossom, flower). See also fólio, borrowed from the Latin.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈfo.ʎɐ/
  • Hyphenation: fo‧lha

NounEdit

folha f (plural folhas)

  1. (botany) leaf
  2. sheet (of paper)

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