aripă

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See also: aripã

Romanian[edit]

aripă

Etymology[edit]

From Latin alapa (blow, slap, smack), or ālipēs ("winged"), ultimately from āla. Compare Aromanian aripã, arpã, French aube, Spanish álabe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈri.pə/, /ˈa.ri.pə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

aripă f (plural aripi)

  1. wing (part of an animal)
  2. (ichthyology) fin (part of an animal)
    Synonym: înotătoare
  3. wing (a part of a machine that resembles an animal wing)
    1. mudguard
    2. aircraft wing
  4. (figuratively) wing, faction (faction of a political movement)
  5. (figuratively) shelter, protection
  6. vane (on a windmill)

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