acciuga

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /atˈt͡ʃu.ɡa/, [ätˈt͡ʃuːɡä]
  • X-SAMPA: [at"tSu:ga]
  • Hyphenation: ac‧ciù‧ga

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ligurian anciôa, from Vulgar Latin *apiuva, from Ancient Greek ἀφύη (aphúē).

Noun[edit]

acciuga f (plural acciughe)

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  1. anchovy (any of the fish in the family Engraulidae family), particularly the European anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus)
    Synonym: alice
  2. (figuratively) a slim or thin person
    Synonyms: alice, chiodo, stecchino
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain. Related to acciughero.

Noun[edit]

acciuga f (plural acciughe)

  1. Only used in erba acciuga (savory)