Origin of tagliatelleIt, plural n. from tagliato, past participle of tagliare, to cut from Vulgar Latin taliare: see tailor
- Pasta in narrow flat strips, usually somewhat thinner and often narrower than fettuccine.
- A dish made with such strips of pasta.
Origin of tagliatelleItalian pl. of tagliatella diminutive of tagliata from feminine past participle of tagliare to cut from Late Latin tāliāre ; see tailor .
- In Italian, glia is pronounced /ÊŽÊŽa/, which approximates in English to /ljÉ™/ in an unstressed syllable. Hence the g is not pronunced as /É¡/ in English.
Italian, see below.