zirlo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of onomatopoeic origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡sirlo/, /ˈd͡zirlo/

Noun[edit]

zirlo m (plural zirli)

  1. the song of a thrush
    • 2010, Oscar Wilde, Il ritratto di Dorian Gray, Oscar Mondadori, page 195:
      Pareva lo zirlo di un tordo.
      It sounded like the song of a thrush.

Verb[edit]

zirlo

  1. first-person singular present of zirlare