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EtymologyEdit

From Latin -ālia, the neuter plural of -ālis.[1]

PronunciationEdit

SuffixEdit

-aglia f

  1. Used to create female collective pejorative nouns.
    cane (dog) + ‎-aglia → ‎canaglia (scoundrel, rogue)
    gente (people) + ‎-aglia → ‎gentaglia (rabble, scum)

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “-aglia” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN