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- Hyphenation: fi‧glio
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, Romanian fiu and Spanish hijo.
- child (of unspecified sex, in relation to their parents)
- Quanti figli avete? – How many children do you have?
- È mio figlio – He is my son