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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French tolet (rowlock, oarlock; thole), from Old Norse þollr, from Proto-Germanic *þullaz (thole), from Proto-Indo-European *tul-nó- (bulge, peg).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /toˈlete̝/
  • Hyphenation: to‧le‧te

NounEdit

tolete m (plural toletes)

  1. (nautical) thole; rowlock, oarlock.

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kroonen, Guus (2013) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Germanic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 11), Leiden, Boston: Brill

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tolete m (plural toletes)

  1. (nautical) thole (pin serving as the fulcrum of the oars)
  2. turd (a piece of excrement)

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French tolet.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /toˈlete/, [t̪oˈlet̪e]
  • Hyphenation: to‧le‧te

NounEdit

tolete m (plural toletes)

  1. (nautical) thole
  2. bat; cudgel
  3. (Cuba, Dominican Republic, vulgar) penis

SynonymsEdit

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