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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin oricla, from Latin auricula, diminutive of auris, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ṓws. Compare the borrowed doublet auricola.

NounEdit

orecchia f (plural orecchie) (diminutive orecchietta)

  1. Alternative form of orecchio
  2. any prominent form similar to an ear
  3. either of the "S" shaped holes in a violin etc

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VerbEdit

orecchia

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

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