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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kjaˈva.re/, [kjäˈväːr̺e̞]
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Stress: chiavàre
  • Hyphenation: chia‧va‧re

Etymology 1Edit

chiav(e) +‎ -are (1st conjugation verbal suffix)

VerbEdit

chiavare

  1. (obsolete, transitive) to lock (with a key)
    Synonyms: chiudere a chiave

Etymology 2Edit

From Late Latin clāvāre, present active infinitive of clāvō, from Latin clāvus. Compare French clouer.

VerbEdit

chiavare (transitive)

  1. (obsolete) to nail (fix with a nail)
    Synonyms: inchiodare
  2. (obsolete, figuratively) to affix, attach
    Synonyms: fermare, fissare
  3. (transitive, intransitive, vulgar) to fuck
    Synonyms: fottere, scopare
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