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ala
pl. ali

Translation of ala in English:

nome femminile

Idioms

in un batter d'ali

in the twinkling o wink o blink of an eye, in less than no time

sulle ali della fantasia

on the wings of fancy

avere le ali ai piedi

to have wings on one's feet, to be wing-footed

la paura gli ha messo le ali ai piedi

fear lent him wings

prendere qualcuno sotto la propria ala protettrice

to take somebody under one's wing

tarpare le ali a qualcuno

to clip somebody's wings

Compounds

ala a delta

ala a gabbiano

ala a geometria variabile

  • swing wing

ala iliaca

  • (Anatomia)
    ala (ossis) ilii

ala del naso

  • (Anatomia)
    wing of the nose, ala nasi

ala dell'osso sacro

  • (Anatomia)
    ala sacralis

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