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British English: /wɪŋ/
American English: /wɪŋ/

Translation of wing in Italian:


  • 1 (Zoology) (of bird, insect) to be on the wing
    essere in volo
    to catch insects on the wing
    prendere gli insetti in volo

also: wings plural noun

  • 1 (Theatre)the wings
    le quinte
    to be waiting in the wings (Theatre)
    aspettare dietro le quinte
  • 2 (Aviation)to get one's wings
    ottenere il brevetto di pilota

transitive verb

  • 1to wing one's way to
    (plane, letter)
    volare verso
    volare in aereo fino
  • 2 (injure)
    ferire all'ala

intransitive verb

  • (fly) the geese are winging into the estuary, back to their winter home
    le oche stanno volando verso l'estuario, stanno trasmigrando per svernare


to clip somebody's wings

tarpare le ali a qualcuno

to spread one's wings

(entering wider career) sviluppare le proprie capacità

to take somebody under one's wings

prendere qualcuno sotto le proprie ali

to take wing

levarsi, volare

to wing it

(American English) [informal]
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