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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfiʎ.ʎa/, [ˈfiʎːä]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fì‧glia

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin fīlia, from fīlius (child, son), from Old Latin fīlios, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁y-li-os (sucker), a derivation from the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck). Cognate to French fille, Portuguese filha, Galician filla, Romanian fie, Spanish hija, Sicilian figghia, Sardinian filla, Romansch feglia.

NounEdit

figlia f (plural figlie, masculine figlio)

  1. daughter
    Synonym: figliola
  2. (usually regional) girl
    Synonyms: ragazza, figliola, fanciulla, donzella
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

figlia

  1. third-person singular present indicative of figliare
  2. second-person singular imperative of figliare

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • feglia (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fīlia, from fīlius (child, son), from Old Latin fīlios, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁y-li-os (sucker), a derivation from the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck).

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NounEdit

figlia f (plural figlias)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) daughter

Related termsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) figl
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) fegl