See also: Gaggia

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek ἀκακία (akakía). Doublet of acacia.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡadˈd͡ʒi.a/
  • Rhymes: -ia
  • Hyphenation: gag‧gì‧a

NounEdit

gaggia f (plural gaggie)

  1. sweet acacia (Vachellia farnesiana)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Ligurian gàggia, from Latin cavea, whence also gabbia and cavea.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡad.d͡ʒa/
  • Rhymes: -addʒa
  • Hyphenation: gàg‧gia

NounEdit

gaggia f (plural gagge)

  1. (nautical, archaic) Synonym of gabbia (crow's nest)
  2. (bird hunting) a (now illegal) setup consisting of a spherical cage mounted on top of a pole, on which an owlet rests, which causes birds inside the cage to become agitated, luring wild birds

Etymology 3Edit

See etymology of gazza.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡad.d͡ʒa/
  • Rhymes: -addʒa
  • Hyphenation: gàg‧gia

NounEdit

gaggia f (plural gagge)

  1. Synonym of regolo (goldcrest)
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • gaggia in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • gaggia1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • gaggia2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

RomagnolEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡad͡ʒ.d͡ʒi.a̯/

AdjectiveEdit

gaggia f

  1. feminine of gagg