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GalicianEdit

 
saia (skirt)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese saya, from Vulgar Latin *săgĭa, from Latin sagum, from Gaulish *sagos or from Ancient Greek σάγος (ságos); compare archaic Spanish saya.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

saia f (plural saias)

  1. skirt (women's clothing)

SynonymsEdit

VerbEdit

saia

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of saír
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of saír

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic سَاقِيَة (sāqiya, irrigation) (from a dialect in which q is pronounced as a glottal stop), from سَقَى (saqā, to irrigate). Compare Spanish acequia.

NounEdit

saia f (plural saie)

  1. (regional) A ditch or trench, especially in Sicily

PortugueseEdit

 
saia

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese saya, from Vulgar Latin *săgĭa, from Latin sagum, from Gaulish *sagos or from Ancient Greek σάγος (ságos) (cloak); cognate with Galician saia and archaic Spanish saya.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

saia f (plural saias)

  1. a woman's skirt

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