sigla

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigla

  1. plural form of siglum

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigla f (plural sigles)

  1. initial (first letter of a word)

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to sail

Conjugation[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to sail

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigla f (genitive singular siglu, nominative plural siglur)

  1. mast

Declension[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigla f (plural sigle)

  1. acronym, abbreviation, initialism
  2. initials plural
  3. monogram

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

sigla

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

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigla

  1. nominative plural of siglum
  2. accusative plural of siglum
  3. vocative plural of siglum

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sigla, plural of siglum (abbreviation).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈsi.gla/, /ˈsi.glɐ/
  • 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)

Synonyms[edit]

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.

Related terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigla f (plural siglas)

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

See also[edit]