See also: pöllö

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pullus, from Proto-Indo-European *polH- (animal young).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpol.lo/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ollo
  • Hyphenation: pól‧lo

NounEdit

pollo m (plural polli)

  1. (meats) chicken (especially chicken meat)
  2. (slang) sucker, chump, dupe or patsy
  3. (slang) pushover or weakling

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Further readingEdit

  • pollo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

SpanishEdit

 
pollo (1)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pullus, from Proto-Indo-European *polH- (animal young).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /ˈpoʝo/, [ˈpo.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /ˈpoʎo/, [ˈpo.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈpoʃo/, [ˈpo.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈpoʒo/, [ˈpo.ʒo]
  • Homophone: poyo
  • NounEdit

    pollo m (plural pollos)

    1. chicken (meat)
      pollo fritofried chicken
    2. young chicken (specially a male, or one of unspecified gender)
    3. (colloquial) fuss, scene
      Synonyms: lío, escándalo
      montar un polloto make a fuss

    AdjectiveEdit

    pollo (feminine polla, masculine plural pollos, feminine plural pollas)

    1. (Chile, slang) unexperienced

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