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Spanish hembra

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hembra (plural hembras)

  1. A female llama.

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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish femna, fembra, from Latin fēminam, accusative singular of fēmina (woman), from Proto-Italic *fēmanā, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁-m̥n-eh₂ ((f.) one who is sucked; one who suckles), derivation of the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck, suckle). Doublet of fémina.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈembɾa/, [ˈẽmbɾa]

NounEdit

hembra f (plural hembras)

  1. female
    Antonyms: macho, varón

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