ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin tēgula. The normal result, tegghia (found in the old Florentine dialect) from the Vulgar Latin *tegla, was probably modified later in a process of hypercorrection[1]. Doublet of tegola (roof tile).

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NounEdit

teglia f (plural teglie)

  1. tin, tray or sheet for baking
  2. (by extension) the quantity of food contained in such tin etc.
  3. large-brimmed hat worn by some priests

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  1. ^ “Fonetica storica dell’italiano”, in Grammaire historique[1], (Please provide a date or year): “Le forme attuali però teglia e vegliare si diffondono nel fiorentino del 1500 e costituiscono un esempio di ipercorrettismo, []

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