sigla

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigla

  1. plural of siglum

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin sigla, plural of siglum (abbreviation).

Noun[edit]

sigla f (plural sigles)

  1. initial (first letter of a word)
  2. initialism

Further reading[edit]

“sigla” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.


Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sigla (third person singular past indicative sigldi, third person plural past indicative siglt, supine siglt)

  1. to sail

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of sigla (group v-1)
infinitive sigla
supine siglt
participle (a7)1 siglandi sigldur
present past
first singular sigli sigldi
second singular siglir sigldi
third singular siglir sigldi
plural sigla sigldu
imperative
singular sigl!
plural siglið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sigla

  1. third-person singular past historic of sigler

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse sigla, from Proto-Germanic *siglijaną. the verb is presumed derived from the noun

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

sigla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative sigldi, supine siglt)

  1. to sail

Conjugation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigla f (genitive singular siglu, nominative plural siglur)

  1. mast

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigla f (plural sigle)

  1. acronym, abbreviation, initialism
  2. (in the plural) initials
  3. monogram
  4. theme song, leitmotif, short melody that opens or closes a radio/television broadcast (see: avansigla)

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

sigla

  1. inflection of siglare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

sigla

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of siglum

References[edit]

  • sigla”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sigla in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

sigla (imperative sigl, present tense siglar or sigler, simple past sigla or siglde, past participle sigla or siglt, present participle siglande)

  1. Alternative form of segle

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin sigla, plural of siglum (abbreviation).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: si‧gla

Noun[edit]

sigla f (plural siglas)

  1. acronym (word formed by initial letters)
  2. monogram (letter or other symbol that stands for a word or name)

Usage notes[edit]

Some make a distinction between sigla and acrónimo, where acrónimo is an acronym pronounced as if it were a single word and sigla one where each letter is pronounced individually.

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Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin sigla, a feminine singular reinterpreted from a neuter plural of Late Latin siglum (abbreviation).

Noun[edit]

sigla f (plural siglas)

  1. initial
  2. acronym (of any type: phonetic acronym or initialism)

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Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit शीघ्र (śīghra, swift; quick; speedy).[1] Compare Kapampangan sigla.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: sig‧la
  • IPA(key): /siɡˈla/, [sɪɡˈla]

Noun[edit]

siglá

  1. enthusiasm; fervor; zeal
    Synonyms: sigasig, interes
  2. animation; liveliness
    Synonyms: sigsa, buhay

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Potet, Jean-Paul G. (2016) Tagalog Borrowings and Cognates, Lulu Press, →ISBN, page 297