amistà

See also: amista and amistá

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested since 1240s, a regular apocope of Old Italian amistade (as a personal name since 12th c.), from Vulgar Latin *amicitas, *amicitatem, from Latin amīcus, based on amīcitia. Eventually displaced with latinism amicizia. Compare Sicilian amistà and amistati.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.miˈsta/*
  • Rhymes: -a
  • Hyphenation: a‧mi‧stà

NounEdit

amistà f (invariable)

  1. amity, friendship

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