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EtymologyEdit

From alteration of Old Spanish sótalo, from Vulgar Latin *subtulum, from Latin subtus[1]. Compare Portuguese sótão (attic). Less likely from a Vulgar Latin *subtanus (whence Italian sottano), itself also a derivative of subtus (below).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsotano/, [ˈsot̪ano]

NounEdit

sótano m (plural sótanos)

  1. cellar
  2. basement
  3. (chiefly Northern Mexico) pit

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