troia

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See also: Troia and Tróia

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin troia, troja, of uncertain origin, but possibly from Latin (porcum de) Troia (“(hog of) Troy”), after the Trojan horse, or alternatively from a Gaulish root, or possibly simply of imitative origin, from the sound of a pig's grunt. Compare French truie, Catalan truja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtrɔ.ja/, [ˈt̪r̺ɔːjä]
  • Hyphenation: trò‧ia

Noun[edit]

troia f (plural troie)

  1. sow (female pig)
    Synonym: scrofa, porca
  2. (vulgar, derogatory) slut
    Synonym: maiala

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