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Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old Provençal bauzia, from Old Frankish *bausī (deceit) (possibly through a Vulgar Latin *bauscia (compare also Friulian bausie, Dalmatian bosca, Old French boisie), 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
    Synonyms: menzogna, falsità, fandonia, frottola
    dire bugieto tell lies
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French bougie.

NounEdit

bugia f (plural bugie)

  1. candleholder

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