asciutto

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin exsūctus, past participle of exsūgō, from ex + sūgō. Compare Sicilian asciuttu, Spanish enjuto, Portuguese enxuto, Catalan eixut.

PronunciationEdit

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  • IPA(key): [aʃˈʃutto]

AdjectiveEdit

asciutto (feminine singular asciutta, masculine plural asciutti, feminine plural asciutte)

  1. dry
  2. curt, abrupt, sharp
  3. (of a body) lean, thin

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NounEdit

asciutto m (plural asciutti)

  1. dry place, dry ground