catafalco

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian catafalco.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

catafalco (plural catafalcoes)

  1. Alternative form of catafalque

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian catafalco.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: ca‧ta‧fal‧co

NounEdit

catafalco m (plural catafalcos)

  1. catafalque, catafalco

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Vulgar Latin *catafalicum, derived from Ancient Greek κατά (katá, down) + Latin fala (scaffolding, wooden siege tower). Also influenced scaffold.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ka.taˈfal.ko/
  • Rhymes: -alko
  • Hyphenation: ca‧ta‧fàl‧co

NounEdit

catafalco m (plural catafalchi)

  1. catafalque (platform used to display or convey a coffin)
  2. hearse, bier
  3. (figuratively, humorous) Something excessively voluminous or cumbersome.
  4. stage (elevated platform for performances)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian catafalco.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

catafalco m (plural catafalcos)

  1. catafalque, catafalco
    Synonym: essa

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian catafalco.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kataˈfalko/, [ka.t̪aˈfal.ko]
  • Hyphenation: ca‧ta‧fal‧co

NounEdit

catafalco m (plural catafalcos)

  1. catafalque, catafalco