Italian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin quiētārī. Compare the borrowed doublet quietare.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /keˈta.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: che‧tà‧re

Verb

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chetàre (first-person singular present chéto or chèto[1], first-person singular past historic chetài, past participle chetàto, auxiliary avére)

  1. (transitive) to hush, to silence, to quiet
  2. (transitive, figurative) to placate, to calm, to satisfy

Conjugation

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References

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  1. ^ cheto in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Anagrams

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