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EtymologyEdit

From pájaro (bird) +‎ -ita (feminine diminutive suffix). In sense 2, named after a bird-shaped folded paper design popular in Spain.

 
sculpture of the traditional pajarita form

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paxaˈɾita/, [paxaˈɾit̪a]
  • Rhymes: -ita

NounEdit

pajarita f (plural pajaritas)

  1. a small bird
  2. an origami (piece pf art made by folding paper)
  3. a bow tie
    Synonyms: humita

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