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lenha

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese lenna(firewood), from Latin ligna, plural of lignum(firewood), from Proto-Indo-European *leg-no(that which is collected), from *leǵ-(to gather). Cognate with Galician leña, Spanish leña, Catalan llenya, Occitan lenha, Romanian lemn and Italian legna.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈle.ɲɐ/, /ˈlej.ɲɐ/, /ˈlɐ.ɲɐ/, /ˈlɐj.ɲɐ/
  • Hyphenation: le‧nha

NounEdit

lenha f (plural lenhas)

  1. firewood

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