cecchino

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of onomatopoeic origin, influenced by the name Cecco, nickname of Franz Joseph I of Austria during the period of the Italian irredentism.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃekˈki.no/
  • Rhymes: -ino
  • Hyphenation: cec‧chì‧no

NounEdit

cecchino m (plural cecchini)

  1. sniper

Derived termsEdit