saia

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Galician[edit]

saia (skirt)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese saya, from Vulgar Latin *săgĭa, from Latin sagum, from Gaulish *sagos or from Ancient Greek σάγος (ságos); compare archaic Spanish saya.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

saia f (plural saias)

  1. skirt (women's clothing)

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Verb[edit]

saia

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of saír
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of saír

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَاقِيَة (sāqiya, irrigation) (from a dialect in which q is pronounced as a glottal stop), from سَقَى (saqā, to irrigate). Compare Spanish acequia.

Noun[edit]

saia f (plural saie)

  1. (regional) A ditch or trench, especially in Sicily

Portuguese[edit]

saia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese saya, from Vulgar Latin *săgĭa, from Latin sagum, from Gaulish *sagos or from Ancient Greek σάγος (ságos); cognate with Galician saia and archaic Spanish saya.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

saia f (plural saias)

  1. a woman's skirt

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