szpilka

PolishEdit

 
szpilka

EtymologyEdit

From Italian spilla, from Late Latin spīnula (little thorn), diminutive of Latin spīna (thorn, spike, prickle).

NounEdit

szpilka f (diminutive szpileczka, augmentative szpila)

  1. pin (small needle with no eye)
  2. stiletto heel
  3. stiletto (woman's shoe with a tall, slender heel)

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Belarusian: шпілька (špilʹka)
  • Ukrainian: шпилька (špylʹka)

Further readingEdit

  • szpilka in Polish dictionaries at PWN