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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈɡuʎ.ʎa/
  • Hyphenation: a‧gù‧glia

Etymology 1Edit

Uncertain.

NounEdit

aguglia f (plural aguglie)

  1. (archaic) eagle
    Synonym: aquila

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Old Occitan agulha, from Vulgar Latin *acūcla (whence the now rare or archaic inherited doublet agucchia) < *acūcula, from Latin acus (whence Italian ago (needle)).

NounEdit

aguglia f (plural aguglie)

  1. (archaic):
    1. large sewing needle; compass needle
    2. spire (tapering architectural structure)
      Synonym: guglia
    3. obelisk
      Synonym: obelisco
  2. garfish, needlefish, game fish (of family Belonidae)
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • aguglia1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • aguglia2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana