águia

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águia

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin aquila (eagle), feminine of aquilus (dark-coloured).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡi.a/, /ˈa.ɡja/, /ˈa.ɡi.ɐ/, /ˈa.ɡjɐ/
  • Hyphenation: á‧gui‧a

Noun[edit]

águia f (plural águias)

  1. eagle (any of several large carnivorous birds in the family Accipitridae)
  2. eagle (representation of such an eagle (bird) carried as an emblem)
  3.  (heraldry) eagle (representation of such a bird on a coat of arms)
  4. (figuratively) a born leader
    Seu filho é uma águia, Sra. Cohen!
    You son is a born leader, Mrs. Cohen!

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