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See also: puno, puñó, and puno'

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese punno, puno, from Latin pugnus.

NounEdit

puño m (plural puños)

  1. fist
  2. handle

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pugnus, from Proto-Italic *pugnos, from Proto-Indo-European *puǵnos, *puḱnos, from *pewǵ-, *peuḱ- (prick, punch).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

puño m (plural puños)

  1. fist (hand with the fingers clenched or curled inward)
  2. fistful, handful, bunch (amount that can be contained in the hand)
  3. wristband, cuff (end of a shirt sleeve that covers the wrist)
  4. handle, hilt (part of a tool, weapon, or other object, that is designed to be held in the hand when used)

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