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See also: bracciò

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin bracchium.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbrat.t͡ʃo/, [ˈbr̺at.t͡ʃo]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -att͡ʃo
  • Hyphenation: bràc‧cio

NounEdit

braccio m (plural braccia f, alternative plural bracci m)

  1. (anatomy) arm
  2. (unit of measure, nautical) fathom
  3. (geography) branch, arm of the sea
  4. (mechanics) arm (of crane etc.)
  5. branch (of candleholder etc.)

Usage notesEdit

In sense 1 and 2, the plural form used is braccia, derived from the plural of Latin bracchium, bracchia. In sense 3, 4 and 5, the plural is derived from the Italian masculine plural ending -i and is thus bracci.

VerbEdit

braccio

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bracciare

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