uggia

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin odia, plural of odium, whence also Italian odio (a borrowed doublet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

uggia f (plural ugge)

  1. moroseness, crabbedness
  2. boredom
    smaltiva l'uggia all'osteria cogli amici
    (he) killed boredom at the tavern with friends

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin ūdus (wet)

Noun[edit]

uggia f (plural ugge)

  1. shade
    quest’uggia è facilmente superabile perché alla pioggia subentra subito uno splendido sole
    this shade is easy to tolerate because rain comes with a sudden and splendid sun
  2. wet side of the mountain