destro

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin dexter, dextrum.

AdjectiveEdit

destro m (feminine destra, masculine plural destri, feminine plural destre)

  1. right, right-hand
  2. clever, able, dexterous
  3. crafty

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NounEdit

destro m (plural destri)

  1. (boxing) right
  2. (soccer) right foot
  3. opportunity, chance

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese destro, from Latin dexter, dextrum, from Proto-Indo-European *deḱs-. Cognate with Galician destro, Spanish diestro, Catalan destre, French dextre (Old French destre) and Italian destro.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

destro m (feminine destra plural destros feminine plural destras; comparable)

  1. right-handed
  2. dexterous, habile, skillful
  3. clever, expert

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Last modified on 16 February 2014, at 23:38