malvagio

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Provençal malvatz, Old French malvais, from Vulgar Latin *malifātiu(m) (unfortunate, unlucky), which consists of malus (bad) and fātum (destiny).[1] Cognates include Old French malvais, Spanish malvado.

AdjectiveEdit

malvagio m (feminine malvagia, masculine plural malvagi, feminine plural malvagie) (feminine plural can also be: malvage)

  1. wicked, malign
  2. malicious
  3. bad

NounEdit

malvagio m (plural malvagi)

  1. A wicked person

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “malvagio” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2
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