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punho

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

punho m (plural punhos)

  1. fist (clenched hand)
  2. (anatomy) wrist (part of the body between the hand and the forearm)
  3. the grip of a firearm
  4. each end of a hammock

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