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águia

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águia

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin aquila (eagle), feminine of aquilus (dark-coloured).

PronunciationEdit

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈa.gi.a/, /ˈa.gja/, /ˈa.gi.ɐ/, /ˈa.gjɐ/
  • Hyphenation: á‧gui‧a

NounEdit

águia f (plural águias)

  1. eagle (any of several large carnivorous birds in the family Accipitridae)
  2. eagle (representation of such an eagle (bird) carried as an emblem)
  3. (figuratively) a born leader
    Seu filho é uma águia, Sra. Cohen!
    You son is a born leader, Mrs. Cohen!

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