-aglia

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ālia, the neuter plural of -ālis.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-aglia f

  1. Used to create female collective nouns, often pejorative
    nuvola (cloud) + ‎-aglia → ‎nuvolaglia (mass of clouds)
    cane (dog) + ‎-aglia → ‎canaglia (scoundrel, rogue)
    gente (people) + ‎-aglia → ‎gentaglia (rabble, scum)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “-aglia” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN

Anagrams[edit]