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EtymologyEdit

From Latin charactērem, accusative form of character (“characteristic”, “mark”), from Ancient Greek χαρακτήρ (kharaktḗr).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈrat.te.re/, [käˈr̺ät̪t̪e̞r̺e]
  • Hyphenation: ca‧ràt‧te‧re

NounEdit

carattere m (plural caratteri)

  1. (symbol for a word or a sound) character, letter
  2. (typography) type, typeface, font, print
  3. (distinctive psychological attitudes, qualities and features of a person or animal) character, nature, disposition, temper
  4. (characteristic) characteristic, trait, character

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