PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish palito.

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: pa‧li‧to

NounEdit

palito m (plural palitos)

  1. toothpick

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Hunsrik: Palitt

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From palo +‎ -ito.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paˈlito/ [paˈli.t̪o]
  • Rhymes: -ito
  • Hyphenation: pa‧li‧to

NounEdit

palito m (plural palitos)

  1. stick (of a lollipop, ice pop, popsicle)
  2. twig, little wooden stick or rod
  3. (Caribbean) cinnamon tea beverage
  4. (colloquial, euphemistic, Mexico) sexual intercourse
  5. Diminutive of palo

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Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish palito, from palo+-ito.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pa‧li‧to
  • IPA(key): /paˈlito/, [pɐˈli.to]

NounEdit

palito

  1. toothpick
    Synonyms: tutpik, panghininga
  2. matchstick
  3. (slang) skinny person
    Synonym: payatot

Further readingEdit

  • palito”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila: Komisyon sa Wikang Filipino, 2018
  • Zorc, R. David; San Miguel, Rachel (1993) Tagalog Slang Dictionary[1], Manila: De La Salle University Press, →ISBN