figlio

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See also: figliò

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfiʎ.ʎo/, [ˈfiʎːo]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fì‧glio

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin fīlius, from Old Latin fīlios, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁y-li-os (sucker), a derivation from the verbal root *dʰeh₁(y)- (to suck). Cognate to French fils, Portuguese filho, Galician fillo, Romanian fiu, Spanish hijo, Sicilian figghiu, Corsican figliu, Sardinian fillu, Romansch fegl.

Noun[edit]

figlio m (plural figli, feminine figlia)

  1. (often in the plural) child (of unspecified sex, in relation to their parents)
    Quanti figli avete?How many children do you have?
  2. son
    È mio figlio.He is my son.
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Verb[edit]

figlio

  1. first-person singular present active indicative of figliare