KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese ilha.

NounEdit

ilha

  1. island

ReferencesEdit

  • Gonçalves, Manuel, Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, 2015, →ISBN

ManchuEdit

RomanizationEdit

ilha

  1. Romanization of ᡳᠯᡥᠠ

PortugueseEdit

 
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Ilha (sense 1)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese illa, from Old Catalan illa, Vulgar Latin *isula, from Latin insula, whence also English isle and French île. Displaced Old Portuguese inssoa, and hence an etymological doublet of the inherited ínsua, as well as the later borrowing ínsula.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ilha f (plural ilhas)

  1. (geography) island
  2. (slang) A group of houses in a poor area of a town.
  3. (figuratively, popular) A person who stands alone in defense of an idea.

DescendantsEdit

  • Kabuverdianu: ilha

ReferencesEdit