abbaiata

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From abbaiare (to bay, bark) +‎ -ata.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ab.baˈja.ta/
  • Stress: abbaiàta
  • Hyphenation: ab‧ba‧ia‧ta

Noun[edit]

abbaiata f (plural abbaiate)

  1. barking, baying
  2. (figuratively, rare) A yell aimed at ridiculing or reproaching someone.

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References[edit]

  • abbaiata in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana