águia

Contents

PortugueseEdit

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia pt

águia

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡi.a/, /ˈa.ɡja/, /ˈa.ɡi.ɐ/, /ˈa.ɡjɐ/
  • 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.  (heraldry) eagle (representation of such a bird on a coat of arms)
  4. (figuratively) a born leader
    Seu filho é uma águia, Sra. Cohen!
    You son is a born leader, Mrs. Cohen!

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Read in another language