AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pollicāris, from pollex.

NounEdit

pulgar m (plural pulgares)

  1. thumb (digit)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish pulgar, from Latin pollicāris, from pollex.

NounEdit

pulgar m (plural pulgares)

  1. thumb, big toe

Usage notesEdit

  • Spanish does not differentiate between fingers and toes. To disambiguate you can use pulgar del pie or pulgar de la mano. In Spain it is usual to refer to the big toe as el dedo gordo del pie.

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