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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɾweno/, [ˈt̪ɾwe.no]
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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin tonus (thunderclap; sound, tone), possibly through a Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *tronus, incremented with an -r- due to influence from *tronitus < tonitrus, and ultimately from Ancient Greek τόνος (tónos); alternatively a derivative of tronar. Compare Galician trono, Portuguese trom, Occitan tron, dialectal Italian trono, as well as English tune and tone. See also the possible doublet tono.

NounEdit

trueno m (plural truenos)

  1. a clap of thunder
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Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with Catalan troana and French troène.

NounEdit

trueno m (plural truenos)

  1. (rare) privet
    Synonyms: aligustre, ligustro

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

trueno

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of tronar.

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