águia

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See also: aguia and Águia

Portuguese[edit]

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águia

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese aguya, from Latin aquila (eagle), feminine of aquilus (dark-coloured).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡi.ɐ/ [ˈa.ɡɪ.ɐ], (faster pronunciation) /ˈa.ɡjɐ/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡi.a/ [ˈa.ɡɪ.a], (faster pronunciation) /ˈa.ɡja/

  • 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
    Synonym: líder nato
    Seu filho é uma águia, Sra. Cohen!
    You son is a born leader, Mrs. Cohen!

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