bugia

ItalianEdit

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Etymology 1Edit

From Old Provençal bauzia, of Germanic origin, from Old Frankish *bausī (deceit), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bausuz (puffed up, arrogant, bad). Cognate with Dutch boos, German böse, English boast.

NounEdit

bugia f (plural bugie)

  1. lie, untruth
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Etymology 2Edit

From French bougie

NounEdit

bugia f (plural bugie)

  1. candleholder

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Last modified on 8 February 2014, at 17:00