¿Sabías que...?: Ojalá proviene del árabe Insha'Allah, "si Dios quiere". ¿Qué otras palabras provienen del árabe?
puntilla / lace edging
puntilla   -noun feminine
1. (sewing)   lace edging
2. (bullfighting)   short dagger for giving the coup de grâce
a. [dar] la puntilla   to finish off the bull,   give the coup de grâce
b. [dar] la puntilla a algo/somebody, someone   to finish something/somebody off
c. aquello fue la puntilla   that was the last straw
3. ·[de] puntillas
·on tiptoe
·[andar] de puntillas
·to walk on tiptoe
4. (technicaléc)   tack
5. [de pluma]   point,   nib
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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