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EtymologyEdit

From Spanish polvo.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpolvo/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pol‧vo

NounEdit

polvo (accusative singular polvon, plural polvoj, accusative plural polvojn)

  1. dust

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto polvo.

NounEdit

polvo (plural polvi)

  1. powder, dust

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PortugueseEdit

 
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polvo

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese polbo, from Latin polypus (octopus), from Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous). Doublet of pólipo.

Cognate with Galician polbo, Spanish pulpo, Italian polpo, French poulpe, pieuvre.

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NounEdit

polvo m (plural polvos)

  1. octopus

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *pulvus, from Classical Latin pulvis, from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (flour, dust).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpol.bo/, [ˈpol.βo]

NounEdit

polvo m (plural polvos)

  1. dust (fine, dry particles of matter found in the air and covering the surface of objects)
  2. powder, dust (fine particles of a dry substance)
  3. (vulgar, colloquial) fuck, screw (sexual intercourse)
  4. (plural only) see polvos

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