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EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin *batāre (to gape), probably of imitative origin. The form may have been influenced by Old High German beiton (to bite) (compare Gothic 𐌱𐌴𐌹𐍄𐌰𐌽 (beitan). Cognate with French bayer.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baˈda.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: ba‧dà‧re

VerbEdit

badare

  1. (intransitive, or transitive with a) to look after or mind
    badare ai bambinito look after the children
  2. (intransitive, or transitive with a) to take care of
    Non badano a quel cane.
    They don't take care of that dog.
  3. (intransitive, or transitive with a) to pay attention
    Bada a te!Watch out!

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ReferencesEdit

  • badare in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana