Borrowing from Italian -aglia, from Latin -ālia, accusative neuter plural of -ālis.
-alha f (plural -alhas)
- Forms feminine collective pejorative nouns.
- gente (“people”) + -alha → gentalha (“rabble”)
- criança (“child”) + -alha → criançalha (“children behaving inappropriately”)
- miúça (“worthless object”) + -alha → miuçalha (“bunch of worthless objects”)
Also found in loanwords from Italian containing -aglia and words derived from Latin containing -ālia.