English edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Late Latin sigla.

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sigla

  1. plural of siglum

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Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Late Latin sigla, plural of siglum (abbreviation).

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sigla f (plural sigles)

  1. initial (first letter of a word)
  2. initialism

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sigla (third person singular past indicative sigldi, third person plural past indicative siglt, supine siglt)

  1. to sail

Conjugation edit

Conjugation of sigla (group v-1)
infinitive sigla
supine siglt
participle (a7)1 siglandi sigldur
present past
first singular sigli sigldi
second singular siglir sigldi
third singular siglir sigldi
plural sigla sigldu
imperative
singular sigl!
plural siglið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

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sigla

  1. third-person singular past historic of sigler

Icelandic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse sigla, from Proto-Germanic *siglijaną.

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sigla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative sigldi, supine siglt)

  1. to sail

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Noun edit

sigla f (genitive singular siglu, nominative plural siglur)

  1. mast

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Etymology 1 edit

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sigla f (plural sigle)

  1. acronym, abbreviation, initialism
  2. (in the plural) initials
  3. monogram
  4. theme song, leitmotif, short melody that opens or closes a radio/television broadcast (see: avansigla)
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Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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sigla

  1. inflection of siglare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Latin edit

Noun edit

sigla

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of siglum

References edit

  • sigla”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sigla in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.

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Etymology edit

From Old Norse sigla. Akin to English sail.

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sigla (imperative sigl, present tense sigler or siglar, simple past siglde or sigla, past participle siglt or sigla, present participle siglande)

  1. (nautical) to sail
    Skipet sigler til Amerika.
    The ship is sailing to America.

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Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin sigla, plural of siglum (abbreviation).

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Hyphenation: si‧gla

Noun edit

sigla f (plural siglas)

  1. acronym (word formed by initial letters)
  2. monogram (letter or other symbol that stands for a word or name)

Usage notes edit

Some make a distinction between sigla and acrónimo, where acrónimo is an acronym pronounced as if it were a single word and sigla one where each letter is pronounced individually.

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Medieval Latin sigla, a feminine singular reinterpreted from a neuter plural of Late Latin siglum (abbreviation).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsiɡla/ [ˈsi.ɣ̞la]
  • Rhymes: -iɡla
  • Syllabification: si‧gla

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sigla f (plural siglas)

  1. initial
  2. acronym (of any type: phonetic acronym or initialism)

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Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

From Sanskrit शीघ्र (śīghra, swift; quick; speedy).[1][2] Compare Kapampangan sigla and Malay segera.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: sig‧la
  • IPA(key): /siɡˈla/, [sɪɡˈla]

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siglá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜄ᜔ᜎ)

  1. enthusiasm; fervor; zeal
    Synonyms: sigasig, interes
  2. animation; liveliness
    Synonyms: sigsa, buhay

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References edit

  1. ^ Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2016) Tagalog Borrowings and Cognates, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 297
  2. ^ Trinidad Hermenegildo Pardo de Tavera (1887) El sanscrito en la lengua tagalog[1] (in Spanish), Paris: Imprimerie de la Faculté de Médecine, A. Davy, page 51

Further reading edit

  • sigla”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018