See also: figliò

Italian Edit

Pronunciation Edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfiʎ.ʎo/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -iʎʎo
  • Hyphenation: fì‧glio

Etymology 1 Edit

From Latin fīlius, 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 fils, Portuguese filho, Galician fillo, Romanian fiu, Spanish hijo, Sicilian figghiu, Corsican figliu, Sardinian fillu, Romansch fegl.

Noun Edit

figlio m (plural figli, feminine figlia, diminutive figliétto, pejorative figliàccio)

  1. son
    Synonym: (Neapolitan) criaturo
    È mio figlio.He is my son.
  2. (usually in the plural) child (of unspecified gender, in relation to their parents)
    Quanti figli avete?How many children do you have?
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Verb Edit

figlio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of figliare

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