apposta

ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the locution a posta.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /apˈpɔ.sta/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔsta
  • Hyphenation: ap‧pò‧sta

AdverbEdit

apposta

  1. on purpose, intentionally
    Synonyms: deliberatamente, di proposito, intenzionalmente, volontariamente, volutamente
    Antonyms: casualmente, involontariamente, per caso
  2. specially, ad hoc
    Synonyms: appositamente, espressamente, specificatamente, unicamente

AdjectiveEdit

apposta (invariable)

  1. special, ad hoc
    Synonym: apposito

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /apˈpo.sta/, /apˈpɔ.sta/[1]
  • Rhymes: -osta, -ɔsta
  • Hyphenation: ap‧pó‧sta, ap‧pò‧sta

ParticipleEdit

apposta f sg

  1. feminine singular of apposto

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /apˈpɔ.sta/
  • Rhymes: -ɔsta
  • Hyphenation: ap‧pò‧sta

VerbEdit

apposta

  1. inflection of appostare (to post, to station (military)):
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Etymology 4Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /apˈpo.sta/
  • Rhymes: -osta
  • Hyphenation: ap‧pó‧sta

VerbEdit

apposta

  1. inflection of appostare (to land (a blow)):
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ apposto in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

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