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InterlinguaEdit

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PronounEdit

alcuno

  1. Some person: somebody, someone.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *alicūnus, from Classical Latin aliquem (someone, something) + ūnum (one).[1] Cognate with French aucun, Spanish alguno, Galician algún, Portuguese algum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /alˈku.no/, [älˈkuːn̺o]
  • Stress: alcùno
  • Hyphenation: al‧cu‧no
  • Rhymes: -uno

AdjectiveEdit

alcuno (feminine singular alcuna, masculine plural alcuni, feminine plural alcune)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) some, a few
    Synonym: qualche
  2. (in negative phrases) no
    Synonym: nessuno

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Patota, Giuseppe (2002) Lineamenti di grammatica storica dell'italiano (in it), Bologna: il Mulino, →ISBN, page 140

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