figl

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Romansch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

figl m (plural figls)

  1. (botany, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) leaf
  2. (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) sheet (of paper)
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) fegl
  • (leaf):
  • (sheet of paper):
    • (Puter, Vallader) fögl

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin fīlius (compare Occitan filh), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁y-li-os (sucker), a derivation from the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck).

Noun[edit]

figl m (plural figls)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) son
Alternative forms[edit]
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) fegl
Coordinate terms[edit]
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) figlia
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) feglia