See also: aia, Aia, AIA, aîa, and ăia

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ItalianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin -āria, feminine of -ārius. Compare the doublet -aria. Example: Italian operaia, from Latin operāria.

SuffixEdit

-aia f ‎(plural -aie, masculine -aio)

  1. A suffix used to form agent nouns.

-aia f

  1. Used to form words, derived from nouns, meaning a great quantity of the named object.
  2. Used to form words, derived from nouns, meaning a place or (more rarely) an animal associated with the specified object.

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