battito

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From battere (to beat) +‎ -ito (to nominalise the verb).

This construction is modelled on gemito and fremito, which are nouns indirectly derived from Latin verbs. Similarly, tremito was constructed this way (from tremare).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

battito m (plural battiti)

  1. beat, beating, throb
  2. (music, somewhat rare) baton
    Synonym: bacchetta

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Il Devoto–Oli (Dizionario italiano da un affiliato di Oxford University Press).