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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin brachium, bracchium, from Ancient Greek βραχίων (brakhíōn).

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 Latin bracchia, the ancient neuter plural of bracchium. In the remaining senses the plural is derived regularly 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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