rodilla

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish rodiella, from Late Latin rotella, diminutive of Latin rota (wheel).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /roˈdiʝa/, [roˈð̞i.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /roˈdiʎa/, [roˈð̞i.ʎa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /roˈdiʃa/, [roˈð̞i.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /roˈdiʒa/, [roˈð̞i.ʒa]
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  • NounEdit

    rodilla f (plural rodillas)

    1. knee (joint or region of the joint in the middle part of the leg between the thigh and the shank)
      Synonym: (formal) hinojo

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